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The iconic N3 Cattle Company is on the market for the first time in 85 years. This beautiful and expansive California property spans 50,500 acres through four counties, making it the largest land offering in the State of California. Located just south of Livermore, and east of Oakland and San Jose, it is easily accessed from San Francisco, the Peninsula and the East Bay. The Ranch is completely private and uniquely preserved, healthy and wild as it has been for hundreds of years. It is a vital and rare haven of original California landscape and wildlife. P

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The N3 Cattle Company is located just south of Livermore, and east of Oakland and San Jose; it is easily accessed from San Francisco, the Peninsula and the East Bay. The Ranch is completely private and uniquely preserved, healthy and wild as it has been for hundreds of years. It is a vital and rare haven of original California landscape and wildlife. The property encompasses 80 square miles of diverse terrains, flora, fauna and important watersheds and creeks. N3 has been a working cattle ranch for 85 years and offers a rare look at a way of life quickly disappearing. Sprinkled with a dozen rustic cabins, the ranch also hosts one of the most famous, sustainable hunting operations in the state.

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S A N D S TO N E M O U N TA I N R A N C H Set against striking granite and sandstone outcrops from which it gets its name, the Sandstone Mountain Ranch near Llano is an elite Texas property dedicated to exceptional wildlife and fine living. (following page 48)

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E S TA N C I A O N T H E B R A ZO S Just outside the towns of Washington and Navasota, Estancia on the Brazos is without a doubt one of the most breathtaking ranches in all of Washington County. This property is truly one of a kind.

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HOW AND WHY TO INVES T IN FARML AND Investing in land is a simple process of purchasing property and creating value. Although it sounds simple, many investors don’t understand the difficulty in selecting properties.

8 D O G B R EED S T H AT ARE PERFECT FOR THE OUTDOOR LIFEST YLE To celebrate all that is wonderful about our canine partners in adventure, here are eight of our favorite dog breeds made for the outdoors.

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MOSSY OAK GAMEKEEPER KENNELS The first few years of a hunting dog’s life are without a doubt the most critical. It’s in this time where expectations are set and groundwork is laid for transforming a puppy into a functional member of both the household and the duck blind.

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FAB 5 Five fabulous properties that caught our magazine team’s eye on the Land.com Network and deserve a closer look

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Property Guide C O U N T Y/ C I T Y

ACRES

PAG E

C O U N T Y/ C I T Y

Grand

ALABAMA Cedar Bluff

63

83

ARK ANSAS Polk

28

157

CALIFORNIA Alameda

50,500

Carpinteria

67

ACRES

PAG E

Gunnison

160

87

Gunnison

923

118

Baldwin

1,000

129

Cloudland

Huerfano

6,100

124

Greene

Huerfano

17,520

119

Harris

9

139

Madison

17

88

110

Marble

15

101

Kern

5,130

110

Mesa

482

94

Kern

5520

111

Moffat

3,460

Lassen

1,074

85

Montrose

Lassen

16,000

84

Montrose

2,026

85

Montrose

ACRES

PAG E

300

132

920.35

152

314

83

901.71

152

83.56

152

GEORGIA

Gunnison

8,525

Modoc

Putnam

130

Kekrn

Mariposa

C O U N T Y/ C I T Y

-

Lafayette

374

83

190.79

152

Ringgold

109

83

124

Trenton

750

83

164

94

IDAHO

286

95

Adams

30,912

137

1,100

95

Elmore

40

89

94

Valley

2,235

137

3,558

125

Valley

5,772

137

Valley

30,912

137

403

154

2,240

87

1,424

79

Marion

3,527

85

Montrose

Montecito

5.83

139

Montrose

Montecito

13.73

139

New Castle

36

102

Montecito

237

139

New Castle

1,883

100

San Benito

1,855

110

New Castle

-

101

San Benito

2,270

111

Ouray

275

94

K ANSAS

San Benito

58,154

84

Ouray

400

153

Chautauqua

San Joaquin

2,175

ILLINOIS Wayne

50,500

67

Ridgway

110.51

153

San Luis Obispo

118

111

Ridgway

158

95

Mangham

San Luis Obispo

1,127

110

Ridgway

389

95

MAINE

San Luis Obispo

8,525

110

Ridgway

1,681

93

Beaver Cove

1,610

144

95

Brunswick

49

151

Georgetown

32

151

LOUISIANA

San Luis Obispo

13,570

109

Ridgway

San Luis Obispo

14,750

108

Rifle

464

103

Santa Clara

50,500

67

Rio Blanco

132

119

Stanislaus

50,500

67

Rio Blanco

2,850

125

Armstrong

737

135

Laclede

708

88

126

157

Tehama

1,681

MISSOURI

9,535.56

84

Rio Blanco

3,460

124

3,775

84

Routt

2,126

124

112

135

320

101

Beaverhead

1,517

129

Bighorn

9,500

133

45,039

86

153

Buffalo

9,669

116

Carbondale

222

102

Decker

933

121

Carbondale

460

103

132

Denton

1,727

117

132

Fergus

5,710.6

137

Geyser

30,654

116

Tulare Winters

COLOR ADO

Somerset Sterling

Baca

Telluride

85

FLORIDA Desoto

1,387

M O N TA N A

Cimmaron

300

94

Crawford

250

102

Hamilton

241

132

Cuchara

160

92

Jefferson

100

88

Golden Valley

3,990

133

2,513

87

Lake

180

132

Golden Valley

9,060

133

19,000

125

1,100

157

Elbert

Flagler

1,200

Fremont

11,594

87

Lake

1,386

132

Grand

Garfield

12,343

87

Marion

1,025

62

Granite

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ACRES

PAG E

46,040

128

San Miguel

6,904

117

Sandoval

392

86

Socorro

Meagher

3,322

133

Taos

Miles City

8,100

117

Union

12,467

137

1,108

117

Rapelje

16,589

116

Richland

Ismay Lavina Lewis and Clark

Musselshell Racetrack

C O U N T Y/ C I T Y

PAG E

Franklin

86

Buncombe

2,104

117

Sanders

1,029

88

20

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C O U N T Y/ C I T Y

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180

142

36,460

106

Lane

208

142

55,439.22

143

Linn

336

142

1,835

155

Mitchell

8,780

128

34,412.89

106

Prineville

6,867

112

Sisters 503

156

507.86

112

Umpqua Valley

1.35

134

Umpqua Valley

2.16

134

6.41

134

136

Umpqua Valley

Buncombe

1.5

136

Umpqua Valley

7

134

Buncombe

3.19

136

Umpqua Valley

50.86

134

157

Buncombe

15.31

136

Umpqua Valley

160

134

1,896

125

Buncombe

103.3

158

Union

230

148

1,290

87

Jackson

151.24

60

828

133

Pamlico

212

159

349

89

948

133

Pamlico

408.6

159

126.94

158

Transylvania

P E N N S Y LV A N I A Venang

S O U T H D A K O TA Clay

5,267

147

Custer

6,218

129

Buffalo

374

158

7,554

86

Elko

3,548

111

Pershing

63.96

85

116

114

Catron

29,142

119

Engle

40,807

145

Baker

1,537

93

33

112

Lyman

N E VA DA

3.75

126

120

157

Custer

10

126

45,039

86

Custer

14.74

127

Garfield

55

156

Custer

24.87

126

Garfield

60

156

Custer

41.46

127

470

119

Custer

80

127

1,688

156

Fall River

24

127

77

Fall River

292.5

126

Lawrence

13.26

126

Lawrence

160

126

1,718

86

OKLAHOMA Adair Cimarron

Love Major

NEW MEXICO

Las Vegas

ACRES

N

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Alliance

Abiquiu

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Keya Paha

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NORTH CAROLINA

3,642

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Ryegate

Silver Bow

ACRES

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Thackerville

744

OREGON

850

114

Bend

Lincoln

14.39

143

Bend

280

112

Pennington

31.94

127

Lincoln

84.65

145

Crook

76.94

113

Pennington

58.01

126

Lincoln

Pennington

80

127

291.8

143

Crook

155.86

113

Lincoln

24,442

143

Crook

186.07

113

Lincoln

55,439.22

143

Crook

435.8

113

Copperhill

405

83

Lindrith

320

145

Douglas

1,140

142

Cumberland Plateau

320

83

2,184

115

Davidson

1,600

160

52

140

127

140

1,600

160

12,000

77

1,369

78

Mineral Hills

TENNESSEE

90

114

Grant

3,550

118

Jackson

3,662

89

Dickson

Quemado

18,800

145

Klamath

479

115

Marshall

Rio Arriba

518

119

Klamath

940

115

Williamson

Mora

Rio Arriba

2,875

86

Klamath

1,028

115

Rio Arriba

16,309

119

Klamath

15,620

137

Archer City

219.2

106

Lakeview

15,300

128

Athens

San Miguel

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ACRES

PAG E

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Athens

1,571

80

Wood

Austin

110

79

Young

Bosque

2,974

79

Briscoe

ACRES

PAG E

711 2,115

81 138

VERMONT Bennington

527

89

102

135

31,721.57

107

Cat Spring

63

92

Centerville

5000

76

Danbury

1,500

93

Davis Mountains

7,700

77

Columbia

755

92

De Leon

312

92

Methow

430

149

Edwards

2,330

98

Edwards

14,317.19

107

VIRGINIA Middleburg

WA S H I N G TO N

WISCONSIN Middle Inlet Taylor

580

74

Jackson Hole

580

61

20,000

118

Newcastle

1,047

141

Newcastle

1,445

75

Newcastle

1,445

60

Parkman

1,956

121

Laramie

Rock River

21,300

129

Sheridan

169

121

293

121

1,374

159

Sheridan

78

333

146

1,132

138

Aladdin

186

141

388

96

Albany

26,046

118

W YO M I N G

41,000

107

Banner

27

121

Hays

275

146

Big Horn

6,713

86

Henrietta

516

81

Big Horn

83,604

118

7,677

90

Story

206

121

Sundance

160

141

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ACRES

Africa - Namibia

19.8

8,100

58

Buffalo

806

120

41,000

107

Buffalo

2,605

120

275

146

Casper

17,147

141

Kent

3,057.26

105

Cody

56

93

Kerr

1,317

135

Cody

160

117

DEERFIELD R ANCH

534

93

Converse

2,300

124

711 Acres in Wood County

24

81

Four Corners

927

141

170

146

Fremont

2,100

118

Glenrock

429

120

Jim Hogg Jones Karnes

Killeen Lake Fork Liberty Llano

2,728

48

Lometa

347

93

Matagorda

805

138

Maypearl Milam Oakwood Paris Potter

81 78

SPRING CREEK R ANCH

14,698

76

123

92

1,074 Acres in Lassen County

9,705

122 80

2,330

98

Rockdale

32,000

76

Seymour

3,266

80

Starr

8,100

58

41,000

107

Terrell

22,375.6

107

Val Verde

22,375.6

107

400

63

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60,900

Presidio

85

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Jackson Hole

Sheridan

1,752

Haskell

1,160

PAG E

150

Fayette

Grimes

Hulett

ACRES

62

El Paso

Gillespie

C O U N T Y/ C I T Y

81

T E X A S

PAG E

92


Broker Guide BROKER NAME

Agri Affiliates, Inc.

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158

American Farm + Ranch

90

Arnold Realty Inc.

141

Bachman & Associates

92

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Harrigan Land Company

118

Hayden Outdoors Real Estate

86

Hood Real Estate Inc

48, 59, 96

Icon Global Group

60, 74

Beaverhead Home & Ranch Real Estate

157

International Sporting Properties

92

Beaverhead Outdoors Ranch Group

145

Jacobs Properties

92

Beverly Hanks Realtors

136

Joan Pletcher Real Estate Network

62

Jon Kohler & Associates Real Estate Advisors

88

Blue Mountain Farm & Ranch

92

Blue Summit Realty Group

148

Keller Williams Black Hills | Lewis Realty

126

Burgher Ray Ranch Group | Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

63

Keller Williams Greater Downtown Realty | Todd Henon Properties

C21 Farm & Ranch Harvey Properties

92

Keller Williams Santa Fe | Chisum Realty Group

155

Keller Williams Umpqua Valley | The Mary Gilbert Group

134

California Outdoor Properties

67, 84

Callison Group | Silvercreek Realty Group

89

83

Land and Wildlife

89

Carson Auction & Realty Co.

154

Land InvesTex, LLC

Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty | Brook Havens

112

LandLeader

Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty | Rachel Rhoden

113

LandMart.com

152

Century 21 Dairyland Realty

159

Lippard Auctioneers

156

Chas. S. Middleton and Son LLC

105

Living the Dream Outdoor Properties

88

Chase Brothers, LLC

120

Mason & Morse Ranch Company LLC

128

Christmas & Associates

156

Maury L. Carter & Associates, Inc.

132

Clark Company Ranch Real Estate

108

McKee Properties

60

Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties

153

Mirr Ranch Group

124

Coldwell Banker Mason Morse | Ranch Aspects

100

Mossy Oak Properties | NM Ranch & Luxury, LLC

143

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

151

Mossy Oak Properties | Tennessee Land & Farm

160

Compass | Suzanne Perkins

139

National Land Realty

158

Corder and Associates, LLC

88

NW Forest Properties

142

Peoples Company

147

Crater Lake Realty, Inc.

115

Deitra Robertson Real Estate, Inc.

92

Eagle Land Brokerage

93, 94

146 88

Powers Land Brokerage, LLC

90, 93

Preferred Properties

89

Explore Communications

130

Premier Intermountain Properties

133

Fridrich & Clark Realty, LLC

140

Realty Services of Eastern Carolina, Inc.

159

FSBO | Jeffrey Zwar

149

Republic Ranches LLC

138

Shorewest Realtors

150

Sotheby’s International Realty

114

Superior Land Network | Triangle Realty

122

Superior Town & Country Realty

93

Swan Land Company

125 M O N T A N A

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116

Tarrant & Harman Real Estate and Auction Co

88

Taylor Land Investments

93

Texas Ranch Brokers

93

TROUT CREEK R ANCH

Timberland Realty

1,896 Acres in Stillwater County

Twin Oaks Realty, Inc.

157

United Country Real Estate | UC Ranch Properties

135

89

Whitney Land Company

93

Wilderness Realty, Inc.

144

Wilks Ranch Brokers

137

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I CAN’ T CL AIM TO B E A S O CI O LO G I S T, but according to my anecdotal observations, the world is made up of two kinds of people: cat people or dog people. While I adore all animals, I’m unapologetically a dog person.

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One of my favorite t-shirts reads: "I don't care who dies in the movie as long as the dog lives." And I think you can blame my obsession, at least in part, to my eight-yearold maltipoo, Bode, who is my constant companion. If I’m on the deck working on a magazine, he’s reading over my shoulder. If I flip on the TV, he’s mesmerized or berserk, depending on what’s on the screen. Help us all if the cocktail-loving Geico pig pops up during a commercial break. . . . My love of canines doesn’t stop at the pet door. Since my husband is an avid wingshooter and waterfowler, I appreciate times afield with well-trained sporting dogs. Their intelligence, discipline, desire and bond with their owner or trainer leaves me a little awe struck. It takes a special gift to bring out the best in a sporting dog, regardless of the breed. Read our feature on Mossy Oak’s Gamekeeper Kennels, located in West Point, Mississippi, just a stone’s throw from where I grew up near the Mississippi Delta. For those times when I’m not afield and need a good dose of the sporting life, I rely on the work of outstanding photographers such as Montana-based Chris Douglas, (ChrisDouglas.Photography), whose work graces our cover, to transport me. Chris honed his skills in the fast-paced, glamorous world of high-fashion working for Gianni Versace until the call of the wild beckoned the lifelong outdoorsman back to his natural habitat. His subjects include wildlife, cowboys, ranches, bucking stock, hunters, anglers and of course, sporting dogs. While Bode is content to watch television and sit on the deck, he loves a good road trip. There is no better time to travel than the Fall, especially if your destination involves higher altitudes. I’m not going to lie, our cover feature on the N3 Cattle Company has me in a northern California state of mind. Encompassing more than 50,000 acres, it is the largest land offering in The Golden State—and stunningly beautiful and productive. Of course, with our magazine in hand, it’s possible for you to visit all of the best ranches in America without ever leaving the comfort of your favorite chair. While you’re “on the road,” be sure to spend some time with the team from the Swan Land Company, featured in this issue’s Broker Spotlight. In a spirit of collaboration and cooperation, the team provides exceptional customer service “from the kitchen table to the closing table.”

N3 Cattle Company on page 67

And I suspect they love dogs, too. . . .

L AURET JARVIS

Swan Land Company Profile on page 52

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Lorie has worked as a writer and public relations practitioner exploring the intersection of agriculture, natural resources and public policy for almost 30 years. Her career has taken her across the country and around the world, where she has been enthralled by the people of the land and their stories. She is the president of Woodward Communications and co-owner of The Round Top Register. Woodward was reared on a ranch near Lexington, Texas, but now makes her home in Brenham, Texas. Lorie co-owns and publishes three countrymeets-city lifestyle publications under the umbrella of RoundTop.com. Find out more→ RoundTop.com

Greg received a B.S. degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences in 1987 from Texas A&M University and soon after formed Wildlife Systems, Inc., a company that currently manages hunting operations on over 800,000 acres of private land in Texas and New Mexico. He is also co-owner of Wildlife Consultants, LLC, providing technical assistance to landowners and other entities on habitat management and other wildlife-related issues. Greg served as President of Texas Wildlife Association through July 2015. Find out more→ WildlifeSystems.com

Beth Myers is the Qualifying Broker/Owner of Rafter Cross Realty, LLC, located in Lovington, New Mexico. Beth is a former educator holding a bachelor’s degree in business with three majors, two master’s degrees and a Ph.D. Now she is a multi-million dollar annually producing agent/broker in her small town and the surrounding areas. She serves on the local, state and national levels as a board member and treasurer for the Lea County Real Estate Professionals, a board member for the New Mexico Multiple Listing Service and as a committee member for the Realtors ® Land Institute Future Leaders Committee. Find out more→ RafterCrossRealty.com

SAM RAETZ C L AY TO N P I LG R I M Clayton Pilgrim, ALC, is a licensed real estate agent with Century 21 Harvey Properties in Paris, Texas. Throughout his career, he has been in production agriculture from on-the-ground operations to large-scale management. Pilgrim is involved in private investing in farms, ranches and recreational tracts throughout East Texas and Southern Oklahoma. He is a member of the Realtors® Land Institute, an Accredited Land Consultant and serves on their Future Leaders Committee. He resides in Paris, Texas, with his wife, Kristy, and daughter, Caroline. Find out more→ C21PHP.com

Sam Raetz is a freelance photographer currently based out of Omaha, Nebraska. He unknowingly put his photography career in motion when he instinctually reached for a camera to capture his time duck hunting with his brother and chocolate lab on the Platte River in western Nebraska. It was on that river that he realized there is depth and meaning to photography infinitely beyond capturing an image. He aims to capture not photos, but memories; not sessions, but experiences. With an unyielding willingness to tell the often overlooked stories, he aims to take daily life and point out its simple magnificence. Grit over glamor, and hard work over everything. Find out more→ SamRaetz.com

A L I S TA I R W E A R M O U T H Alistair Wearmouth grew up around dogs, from bolshie rescues to boisterous retrievers. His more current claim to fame was having a story published in USA TODAY’s Pets magazine about the demise of his daughter’s twin hamsters, although he likes to think of himself as more of an animal person than his recent track record suggests. Having previously managed content for the Land.com Network, he now oversees content for LoopNet.com, a CoStar Group property. Find out more→ LoopNet.com

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The REALTORS® Land Institute, The Voice of Land, continually strives to maintain its status as the acknowledged leader for all matters pertaining to the land real estate profession. RLI endeavors to remain the essential membership organization for the extraordinary real estate professionals who broker, lease, sell, develop, and manage our most precious resource: the land. Find out more→ RLILand.com

The American Kennel Club is dedicated to upholding the integrity of its registry, promoting the sport of purebred dogs and breeding for type and function. Founded in 1884, the AKC® and its affiliated organizations advocate for the purebred dog as a family companion, advance canine health and well-being, work to protect the rights of all dog owners and promote responsible dog ownership. Find out more → AKC.org

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Let's Talk Land Free Land Education Brought To You By: Land Pro Educational Systems, Inc. and United Country Real Estate Sutton Properties Live @WKTE1090.com Every Saturday Morning 9–10 AM EST Now on Podbean & Spotify → LetsTalkLand.net

[ MARKET] Everybody Calm Down! This Is NOT 2008 Recently, Realtor.com released the results of a survey that produced three major revelations: 1) 53% of home purchasers (first-time and repeat buyers) currently in the market believe a recession will occur this year or next. 2) 57% believe the next recession will be as bad or worse than 2008. 3) 55% said they would cancel plans to move if a recession occurred. Since we are currently experiencing the longest-ever economic expansion in American history, there is reason to believe a recession could occur in the not-too-distant future. No one can accurately predict when the next recession will occur, but expecting one could possibly take place in the next 18–24 months is understandable. It is, however, important to realize that the impact of a recession on the housing market will in no way resemble 2008.

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Brett Favre To Host Hayden Outdoors' "Life on the Land" TV Show In January 2020, Hayden Outdoors launches their new nationally-televised show titled “Life On The Land” on the RFD-TV network. With an emphasis on rural landowners, exclusive ranches and farms for sale and sporting excursions across the country, Hayden Outdoors set-out to find a host with an authentic tie to the great outdoors. “Brett Favre was the perfect fit,” said Dax Hayden. → HaydenOutdoors.com/TV-Show

[ C O N S ER VAT I O N ] Private Investors Protect Vast Forests in U.S. Coal Country Private investors have backed what is one of the largest conservation acquisitions ever in the eastern United States, offering a promising new model to protect land. The Nature Conservancy and partners now control almost 400 square miles of land in three states in the central Appalachian Mountains, traditionally heavily dependent on coal mining. → LandPortal.org/News

[ INDUSTRY] How Technology Is Reshaping and Reinventing The Real Estate Frontier Property technology, or “PropTech,” is a collective term used to define startups offering technologically innovative products or new business models for the real estate markets. PropTech could even alter who wins and who loses in the real estate profession. → PropTech101.com

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[ POLITICS] Congress debates Bureau of Land Management move to Grand Junction In mid-July, it was announced that BLM will move its headquarters and 27 top staffers to Grand Junction. Supporters of the plan, led by Senator Cory Gardner, say it moves decision-making closer to the federal lands that BLM oversees. Critics say the real goal is to cut the size of BLM, effectively weakening the public lands agency. → DenverPost.com


Modern Huntsman: Vol 4 The Women's Issue Modern Huntsman Volume Four is focused on women of the outdoors. Led by a cast of female guest editors, this issue celebrates the accomplishments and stories of extraordinary gentlewomen in hunting, fishing, art, ranching and conservation. The individuals featured in this book have tremendous influence in forging the future for women in hunting while still honoring traditions that have been passed on for generations. → ModernHuntsman.com

Land Stories Live Every Monday Join the team at Generation Family Properties every Monday @ 11:30am CST for Land Stories Live! → Facebook.com/GenFamProperties

[ SPORT] New for Alabama Deer Season: Baiting on Private Land Is it sporting to shoot deer over bait? Is it likely to cause conservation issues? Those are questions some Alabama hunters may be asking themselves this fall as the new “bait privilege” license becomes available for hunting on private lands. → AL.com/outdoors

Rural Women's Summit Women around the country are invited to participate in the first ever Rural Women’s Summit, a nationwide gathering that will spotlight how women are leaders in creating compassionate communities and a more equitable and inclusive nation. The event, coordinated by the Rural Assembly in partnership with a coalition of partners, will be held in Greenville, South Carolina, October 27–29, 2019. → RuralAssembly.org/Rural-Womens-Summit

[R ADAR] FTC Blocking Fidelity and Stewart Title Insurance Merger The FTC issued an administrative complaint on 9/6/19 to block Fidelity National Financial, Inc.’s $1.2 billion acquisition of Stewart Information Services, alleging the merger would substantially reduce competition in state markets for title insurance underwriting for large commercial transactions and in several local markets for title information service. On 9/10/19, Fidelity terminated the deal. → FTC.gov/News-Events

Renewable Nation The nonprofit and app-based Renewable Nation uses the latest technology to help American homeowners and schools better understand and act on their renewable energy and energy efficiency choices. The Renewable Nation app is designed to ensure that consumers have ready access to noncommercial information and videos on key topics that already have been curated for their use. → RenewableNation.US

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Back in the 90s, Kate Schade went searching for an energy bar that was wholesome, functional and also great tasting. She was unable to find a solution in the marketplace. So, Kate decided to solve the problem herself. Unlike other energy bars, Kate's Bars keep their soft texture in cold temperatures, making them easy to consume on the chairlift or in the backcountry. → KatesRealFood.com

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[EXCURSION] Book Beautiful, Privately Held Ranches for Vacation Nearly 1.4 billion acres of land are privately held in the United States. Now, thanks to ExploreRanches.com, a slice of that land is now open to all. This booking platform provides the first-ever opportunity to book some of the most beautiful, privately held ranches in Texas and Colorado. → ExploreRanches.com

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What Can our Pets' Tails Tell us About Them? Assessing a dog’s tail height and tension will give you a general understanding of their current emotional state. Holding his tail high indicates a dog may be feeling excited, alert or dominant. A low or tucked tail position often points to feelings of fear, submission or pain. Somewhere in between the two often indicates a relaxed dog. → Lubrisyn.com


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A professional artist since 1980, Ross’s award winning art spans a number of painting genres. His repertoire of subjects includes upland bird hunting, fly fishing, wildlife and landscapes. A lifelong hunter and fisherman, Young knows the adrenaline rush of a covey rise, the smell of dawn as ducks cup into the decoys and the thrill of a trout rising to a well-placed fly. Personal experiences like these add authenticity to his paintings and invite the viewer to relive his/her own outdoor adventures. Ross received his Bachelor of Fine Art and Master of Art degrees in painting from the University of Tulsa.

This Hunting and Fishing Soap Kit (or perhaps it's the Fishing and Hunting Soap Kit) is not for the man who hunts squirrels or fishes for sunnies. This sturdy box contains two different 10-ounce bricks of soap for the outdoorsman who takes his leisure seriously. The Big Ol’ Brick of Hunting Soap has a unique, scent-eliminating formula that captures odors and prevents their release so you don’t get winded. It won’t dry you out either. The Heavy Duty Hand Soap is made with superior grade pumice and works hard to remove dirt, grease, guts and fish odor from a man’s hands. And they’re made in the U.S.A. Duke Cannon Supply Company is serious about its commitment to giving back to the men and women serving our country. That's why a portion of their proceeds directly supports veteran causes.

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CROWN MAPLE Crown Maple sets the standard for maple in quality, purity and taste through singular, certified-organic maple products, delivering a gourmet maple experience like no other. Their products pair the best nature has to offer with artisan craftsmanship and state-of-the-art production technology. From bark to bottle, Crown Maple is sustainably made on 800 acres of pristine land at the Crown Maple Estate in Dutchess County, New York, and truly sets the standard of excellence in maple production and flavor. Since the brand’s launch, the distinctive taste and versatility has won over discerning professionals and connoisseurs alike, elevating Crown Maple beyond a sweetener and into a defining ingredient.

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L I V I N G B E N E AT H THE COLOR ADO PE AKS The Story of Knapp Ranch A Vision of Architectural Design and Land Stewardship Living Beneath the Colorado Peaks takes the reader on a journey of discovery, from finding the perfect piece of land to achieving a vision that provides a model for utilizing the existing natural systems to design and craft a model of integrative, creative and responsible land use in the American West. With vision, patience and devotion to excellence, the book follows the journey of Bud and Betsy Knapp to rehabilitate a landscape fatigued by neglect. Built on the bedrock of sustainability and thoughtful stewardship, the ranch, located at 9,000 feet in Colorado’s Vail Valley, is thriving; an inspiration and successful example of land management best practices.

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RED L AND COT TON From their farm to your home—Red Land Cotton grows the best upland cotton that the rich red earth of North Alabama can produce to bring you luxury linens that are fresh from the farm. Their Americanmade cotton bed sheets and towels are created with the cotton grown on their family farm, which creates a farm-to-home difference they take pride in. Discover the Red Land Cotton difference for yourself with their signature soft, durable and ever-comfortable bedding and bath towels. Their luxury linens are available in various patterns and styles that feature classic, timeless and heirloom inspired designs. Find out more→ RedLandCotton.com

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Folkland's hand-crafted leather goods have unique designs and a penchant for quality. Always pushing for a better built product, founders Chad Von Lind and Michael Miles came from backgrounds of design, craftsmanship and business management. Ever growing and evolving, the heart of the brand focuses on heritage style and quality American manufacturing in the Pacific Northwest.

Filson's camo dog bowl is printed in Mossy Oak® camouflage, letting you set it outside the blind without worry. The oil finish Tin Cloth exterior repels water and resists abrasion, and the waterproof medical-grade nylon lining won’t leak when filled with water or wet food. Its collapsible design and hanging loop allow easy transport in a bag or clipped to a pack. Made in the U.S.A.

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The Campfire Coffee Candle's notes of espresso, cedarwood and sandalwood are reminiscent of sipping a strong cup of coffee brewed cowboy-style over an open campfire. Light it up and get cozy! Made in small batches in Seattle, Washington, and produced in collaboration with Ember Goods, all of Good + Well's products are 100 percent vegan, 100 percent eco-friendly and 100 percent recyclable. Ethically sourced and produced. Never tested on animals. Petroleum free. GMO free. Lead free. Phthalate free. Made in the U.S.A.

The Pop-Up Pit is the first truly portable leave-no-trace fire pit. Lightweight and clean burning, the Pop-Up Pit is designed to go anywhere. By not allowing heat to transfer to the ground, the Pop-Up Pit allows you to have a fire on sensitive surfaces such as grass or wood decks without damage. It's the perfect companion whether you're heading out into the backwoods or just having a s'more night with the kids in the backyard.

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N O R T H D R INK WA R E Made in Oregon and inspired by the mountains, these hand-blown glasses are crafted with the same care and consideration as the local drinks you love. Making hand-blown glass takes years of experience and a totally custom process with more than 15 steps over the course of two days to make just one glass. This process is repeated hundreds of times a day by North Drinkware's team of artisans in Portland, Oregon, for their patented designs. They proudly work with 100 percent local partners to produce every piece of their product; from the paper wrap to their custom tubes, every part of what they ship is made in the U.S.A. Find out more→ NorthDrinkware.com

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Wyman & Sylinda Meinzer Join Chas. S. Middleton & Son After 40 years as a professional photographer, Wyman has photographed and/or collaborated on 27 large format books, and his images have appeared on more than 250 magazine covers throughout America. Wyman has been a part of the extended CSM family for a while shooting photography & videography for several of their properties. He and Sylinda are now a part of the CSM sales team..→ ChasSMiddleton.com

[ON THE MARKET] Tom Brady Lists his Boston-Area Estate For $39.5 Million The 12,112-square-foot home was custombuilt after Brady and Bündchen won approval to build on the five-acre property. The house was designed by architect Richard Landry, who also built homes for Michael Jackson and Mark Wahlberg. Beth Dickerson of Gibson Sotheby's International Realty holds the listing. → GibsonSothebysRealty.com

[ SOLD] La Bandera Ranch Congratulations to Whitetail Properties Real Estate! They achieved a company milestone, completing the largest transaction in company history with the sale of La Bandera Ranch, located in south Texas. Listed on March 1st at over $54 million, Whitetail Properties secured an offer and contract in 26 days, and the sale closed July 26, 2019. → WhitetailProperties.com

[ON THE MARKET] Rob Lowe’s Breathtaking Georgian Colonial Estate Rob Lowe owns one of the most stunning estates in California’s star-studded enclave, Montecito. Aptly named Oakview, he has listed it for $42.5 million. Eric Haskell with The Agency holds the listing. Property ID: 7307026 → LandsofAmerica.com

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[ON THE MARKET] Diamond Tail Ranch This iconic Rocky Mountain property has hit the market for $44.9 million in the upper Laramie River Valley of northern Colorado. The ranch has 12 residences, 750 buffalo and a remarkable 27 miles of live water. Since 1979, Diamond Tail Ranch has been carefully stewarded by the Duncan family. Brian Smith of Hall and Hall holds the listing. Property ID: 7138480 → LandsofAmerica.com

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Top Colorado Ranch Broker Robb Nelson Joins Hall and Hall Hall and Hall is proud to announce that ranch broker, Robb Nelson, has been named full partner and will become an integral part of the firm’s efforts in Colorado, Wyoming, Kansas, and Nebraska. Nelson’s specialty is large working ranches and farms, as well as trophy hunting and fishing properties. → HallHall.com

[ON THE MARKET] Spectacular Ocean View Estate Brilliantly combining elements of iconic Modernism, Post-modernism, Neo-classicism and Art Deco, architect James Morris, a founding partner of Santa Barbara’s acclaimed The Warner Group, designed this stunning Montecito ocean view estate for a most discerning original owner. Cristal Clarke of Berkshire Hathaway holds the listing. Property ID: 6924553 → LandsofAmerica.com

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Why You Need a Land Agent For Your Transaction

Story by Beth Myers, ALC Courtesy of The REALTORSÂŽ Land Institute

Buying or selling land can be a complicated business, and prospective buyers and sellers must be sure they have an agent who not only has their best interests in mind but also the knowledge and experience to make it happen. In Southeast New Mexico, where I am located, we often jokingly say we have more cows than people. Some of the more recent statistics suggest this may no longer be as true as it used to be, at least when judging the entire state as a whole, but for the most part New Mexico is still a very rural state, deeply rooted in its ranching heritage. The fifth largest state in the U.S., New Mexico offers vast wide-open ranch land, gorgeous sunsets, and breathtaking scenery, stunning even at times in its vast nothingness. Even with all that immense ranch land surrounding us, land brokers in New Mexico are hard to come by. It makes for an interesting conundrum in a state you would expect to be chockfull of land brokers, given how much land there actually is.


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Land transactions gone badly are said to make up one of the largest percentages of all the total E&O (Errors & Omissions Insurance) claims in the state. Why is that? In the case of New Mexico, much of the reason is that there are so many agents not trained in land transactions trying to complete one as if they were a land expert when, clearly, they are not. Sadly, most of them don’t even think twice about it until it’s too late and the damage has been done, thereby resulting in the E&O claim as part of a potential lawsuit or settlement. The reasons are varied and complicated, but despite having more cows than people and being surrounded by vast ranchland, the majority of real estate agents in New Mexico are trained as residential agents with the rest being commercial but not commercial specific to land. This is not limited to New Mexico, and occurs in most other states as well, but it is rather ironic in a state made up predominately of ranchland to have so many agents trained in other specialties but not land. The result is there are a large number of agents who are not prepared for the complexity that a land transaction brings with it, lacking the specialized expertise that is required for such a transaction. In fact, many people, agents and customers alike, see land as being a simple transaction. The thought process seems to go something like this: if there’s no house, then there’s no inspections, no repairs, and nothing to nitpick so it should be easy and fast—what could possibly go wrong? Unfortunately,

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H E R E A R E A F E W T I P S T O G E T YO U S TA R T E D O N F I N D I N G A Q U A L I F I E D L A N D A G E N T • Make sure they are experienced and have the resources to deal in your type of transaction. This means finding a farm and ranch broker for farms and ranches, transitional land brokers for subdivisions, timber agents for timberland, and so on. Be careful not to confuse a general commercial agent for being able to handle your land transaction. The word commercial typically means in-town businesses, not necessarily land. So if you do decide to hire a commercial agent, make sure they are the right type of commercial agent. • Big name brokerages are not always better. Unless they only deal in land transactions, a big name brokerage may be a very dangerous thing, so be cautious if you decide to go this route. If you are considering using a larger brokerage, see if they have a farm and ranch or commercial division. Most of these brokerages are primarily residential and the agents may not have the experience needed to successfully conduct your land transaction. If you call or walk in wanting to list your multi-million dollar ranch for sale, you do not want to get an agent who got their license last week that has never done a land transaction before and who just happens to be on call today. Make sure you are working with a reputable agent, not just a company name. There can be a big difference. • Big name Realtors® are not always better. You may find you recognize a name but is it a name known for the type of transaction you are wanting to do? They may be good at what

they do or do a lot of marketing. However, if they aren’t knowledgeable in your specific transaction type, you may actually end up worse off than if you’d gone with a less recognizable name but who had the relevant experience and expertise to handle your property type. • Remember your goal of buying or selling. A brokerage or agent may have a lot of listings which makes them seem more prestigious. But, are those listings like your listing? And are they selling? If not, why not? If you are trying to sell, do you want your property sold and closed, or do you just want it listed or tied up in escrow? Find the agent who can get it done by asking to see a track record of successfully completed land transactions like your own. There is a big difference between listing properties and selling properties. It’s easy for an agent to make lofty promises that they can get a certain price or can make this happen or make that happen, but is it reasonable and can they actually do it? • Find an agent who has connections and isn’t afraid to use them. None of us are experts on everything. No two transactions are ever the same, so no matter how seasoned or experienced, it seems there’s always something new or unexpected. Find the agent who has a large network and isn’t afraid to consult others for opinions and seek help when they aren’t sure of something—and who isn’t afraid to admit they don’t know everything.

• Use a local agent if possible. As long as they have the experience required, a local agent is typically best because they are familiar with and know the nuances of the area, and they are readily available. However, if the local agent is not as experienced in your type of transaction, you may be better off with someone who has more expertise outside of the local area. Sometimes, the best-case scenario is to have one of each. In this case, find either a local or non-local agent and then request that person team up with the other. Agents do not have to be from the same office in order to co-broker a deal. When you have one of each, you can pair one agent’s local expertise and availability with the resources and knowledge of the non-local agent to create an amazing team that can work for you in a way that neither party could do on their own. • If you still don’t know where to start, consult a resource such as the Realtors® Land Institute (RLI), www.rliland.com, which is a nationwide organization of land brokers. With over 1,300 members across North America, and over 500 of them holding the elite Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) Designation, RLI can connect you to an expert in your area. And that expert, by virtue of their membership in RLI, has access to a network of other members in RLI who can and will provide expert advice as needed as well as open up a whole new pool of potential buyers. You can even use the free Find A Land Consultant search tool on their website to find a qualified land agent near you.

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The Plan We Dive I have a buddy who is a Navy Seal and has become a very successful businessman. He has been fearless in battle and fearless in taking on new ventures, succeeding where others have failed. I asked him, “What is the key to your success, and how do you keep focused with so many market variables?” His answer was simple, “I plan my dive, then I dive my plan.” As the economy has strengthened, I have been asked by clients if this is the best time to buy land. It appears when markets are strong, one of the major decision points is trying to forecast the future. When will there be a correction of values? We’re in an election year; the uncertainty of the political future is one factor that drives decision. Lots of factors, lots of fear, what to do? I’ve been selling land in Southwest Colorado for 25 years. I’ve seen good markets, and I’ve seen bad markets. I’ve seen the robust times, and I’ve seen how we survived the 2008 economic recession. I have seen properties on the market for 15 years that don’t sell, and I’ve seen ranches sell so quickly that they never hit the active market. The old adage, “Location, Location, Location” is true, but I would venture to add “An ‘A’ property will always be an ‘A’ property, in the good times and bad.” The ‘A’ properties always sell first and always sell for the highest values. The plan we dive: buy “A” class properties. Our greatest success is finding ‘A’ class properties in a ‘C’ or ‘D’ condition and resolving those issues. I cannot speak highly enough about the Realtors Land Institute and the educational opportunities that have been given to this elite group of ranch brokers to understand strategies and resolve issues. Recently, in Grand Junction, our continuing education was specific to title issues, understanding easements and other related issues, which many times, if remaining

unresolved, will move that ‘A’ property into a lower condition—losing salability and value. As an example, a number of years ago we marketed a centennial mountain ranch west of Montrose, Colorado. Bryan Walchle, an agent in our office, represented a buyer that very much wanted the ranch. However, it had an issue—the access to the ranch was undocumented and passed through four other neighbor’s properties. This was a deal killer! The issues certainly required legal counsel, but just as importantly, it required a seasoned broker who could work with the neighbors to explain the situation and resolve the problem. Bryan’s diplomacy and problem solving skills were evident, and he soon became the point man for the ranch. He oversaw construction, a wildlife mitigation project and livestock management. He took this ‘A’ property and took it into ‘A’ condition. The family has now decided to sell the ranch as their focus lies in other parts of the U.S. Bryan Walchle was the obvious choice to be the entrusted agent to represent the spectacular X Quarter Circle Bar Ranch. The plan we dive: Buy an ‘A’ property, understand market values and use an Accredited Land Consultant (ALC). When is the best time to buy land? Right now! The bonus, if you hurry, the fall colors will be in full bloom lighting up the hillsides as tapestry painted only by our Creator. We even have background music of bull elk in full rut screaming with all their might, an experience never to be forgotten. I get to go to work today; I’m the luckiest guy on earth! Joseph (Joey) C. Burns Lone Eagle Land Brokerage Owner/Broker RLI Colorado Chapter President

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F R O M T H E B E G I N N I N G O F T I M E , farmers have been an integral part of feeding the public. Many technological changes have impacted the farming industry, from the invention of the plow to more modern advances, such as GPS technology, irrigation, and drought-tolerant seed varieties. Many facets have changed, but one has not, the dirt. Investing in land is a simple process of purchasing property and creating value through revenue, appreciation, or tax benefits. Although it sounds that simple, many investors don’t understand the difficulty in selecting properties that make sense for their investment goals when they invest in farmland; for example, investing in farmland for retirement. Listed below are a few key considerations to look at before investing in farmland. FINDING A PROFESSIONAL TO ADVISE YOUR INVESTMENT Many investors, both large and small, make the mistake of not employing an agent that has the necessary knowledge of both the industry and the local market who can care for their money. Many times, throughout my real estate career, investment experience, and as a farmer myself, I have seen investors use an agent who does not have the required land expertise for their transaction. When looking to diversify with farmland, seek a real estate professional with historical, proven competence in the area. Typically, land professionals are a member of organizations like the Realtors® Land Institute (RLI) where land is the single most dealt in real estate asset class. To go further, those who hold RLI’s elite Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) Designation are certified to be trained and accomplished in the land industry, of which only about 500 agents have acquired worldwide. I often use the quote “I will not go to a heart doctor to get my hip replaced” to demonstrate the importance of using an agent that specializes in land. A Realtor® who sells homes in an urban area typically would not have the specific expertise to know the farm and ranch industry and understand the investment quality of such a property; just as a farm and ranch real estate agent would likely not know about condominium prices in a downtown area. Use RLI’s Find A Land Consultant search tool on www.rliland.com to look for an ALC Designated agent near you to make sure you are using a qualified land professional. BENEFITS OF INVESTING IN FARMLAND When you invest in farmland, one of the best benefits known to investors is the ability to have the land as a tangible asset. This is especially important when a portfolio is heavily invested in the stock market. Another benefit we see in farmland is the tax deduction in relation to depreciation. Many farms contain improvements that depreciate, such as grain storage, irrigation pivots, shops, barns, etc. An owner can depreciate some of these assets each year to offset yearly taxes. Always ask your favorite CPA for more information. Another great benefit to owning farmland is the ability to lease, farm, or share-crop your property to make money. With a growing population, the value of farmland has increased over the last several years due to an increase in demand for food and fiber globally. The United States has some of the best potential farmland for investment because of our democratic government and the infrastructure it possesses; for example, railroads, rivers and highways. Other countries have very fertile soil but have no roads to deliver products to a port which makes for a hard harvest. Also, some foreign

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countries have great land to grow crops on but have a corrupt government and/or the state owns all the ports of exchange. Not all international investments are bad, they just can be more volatile than what is typically found in the U.S. SELECTING FARMLAND INVESTMENTS When selecting a farm to purchase, an investor needs to keep these three considerations in their process: 1. Do I have the capital to make the investment? 2. Do I feel comfortable in a long-term project? 3. Can I leave emotions aside when purchasing/selling? Knowing your buying potential, or how much can you spend, is key when purchasing farmland. Some investors move capital into property with no debt while many move some capital and acquire debt through lenders. Lenders are everywhere and, in my opinion, investors should choose a lender that understands farmland and its specific characteristics. There are options for government loans through the USDA and other government entities as well. Consult your land professional for direction on lenders who can help. Farmland investing, for the most part, is a long-term project. Many investors buy land and hold it for extended periods of time to get the most return. Many large investors even hold land for as long as 10 or more years to see the returns. The farm economy goes in cycles, much like the overall economy, so it will fluctuate up and down. To see real potential in farmland, one must be ready to hold on through at least five years or more. Emotion is always on the table when it comes to tracts of land. Throughout my career, I have fallen victim to getting emotional toward pieces of property. This is a definite thing to remember when it comes to you and your family’s financial future—leave your emotions at the door. The phrase “time is money” can go both ways. Waiting two years to purchase because it makes more sense financially or selling now because you have a willing buyer may factor into your decision. Remember, a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. DIVESTING A FARMLAND INVESTMENT After the asset has reached potential or maybe you are ready to buy a new investment, it is time to liquidate. When you invest in farmland, selling the property is as important as the day you purchase. I cannot express the importance of using a qualified professional. Visit the Realtors® Land Institute website to find a qualified agent when it comes time to sell your investment. The right professional can elevate your sales price, alleviate hassle, and give you confidence through the day of closing. When selling farmland, a land professional must qualify buyers and must advertise to the masses. This requires a tailored marketing program and someone who has the skill set to vet buyers and make sure qualified candidates can meet or exceed the requirements to get to the closing table. Investing in farmland is very rewarding if done correctly. The key is to remember to surround yourself with qualified people to help you make your decisions along the way. This is your money and your future, happy hunting! °

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WORDS ARE WASTED ON TRYING TO DESCRIBE THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BIRD DOG AND OWNER. FROM THE EUPHORIA OF LIFTING A MALLARD OUT OF YOUR RETRIEVER’S TRAINED MOUTH FOR THE FIRST TIME, TO THE GRIEF THAT COMES WITH THEIR INEVITABLE

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PASSING YEARS L ATER, THE JOURNEY MUST BE EXPERIENCED TO BE KNOWN. THE FIRST FEW YEARS OF A HUNTING DOG’S LIFE ARE WITHOUT A DOUBT THE MOST CRITICAL. IT’S IN THIS TIME WHERE EXPECTATIONS ARE SET AND GROUNDWORK IS LAID FOR TRANSFORMING A PUPPY INTO A FUNCTIONAL MEMBER OF BOTH THE HOUSEHOLD AND THE DUCK BLIND. TRAINING A PUPPY INTO A WORKING BIRD DOG IS AN UNDERTAKING THAT MANY DON’ T HAVE THE TIME , KNOWLEDGE , OR PATIENCE FOR. INSTEAD, SENDING YOUR DOG TO A CAPABLE TRAINER IS THE LOGICAL CHOICE—AN INVESTMENT THAT SHOWS PERPETUAL RETURNS , OR RATHER, RETRIEVES, FOR YEARS TO COME.

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Over three decades ago, Toxey Haas set out to revolutionize the outdoor world. He accomplished exactly that. Founder and CEO of Mossy Oak, Toxey literally built his company from the ground by using his surroundings in Mississippi’s wild lands to modernize the camouflage industry. While Mossy Oak is now considered the king of camouflage, they’re beginning to make some noise in another industry as well—dog breeding and training. Priding themselves on being “dedicated to breeding and training a hunter’s best friend for life,” the Mossy Oak GameKeeper Kennel is just a short drive across West Point, Mississippi, from its parent company headquarters. The kennel and subsequent training ground was founded in 2015 and specializes in molding British Labradors for hunting and outdoor companionship. While the kennel is relatively new, its master trainer, Bill Gibson, is well versed in the art of training and cultivating first-rate bloodlines. There aren’t many folks that have been training four-legged hunting companions longer than Bill Gibson. Bill trained his first Labrador Retriever in 1965 and has been refining his approach ever since. A lifelong romantic when it comes to bird dogs, and having trained several dogs for his friend Toxey Haas, Bill was the obvious choice for master trainer when the outdoor empire announced its plan to open a kennel. Bill has always been a staunch supporter of traditional English training methods. He’s never used an electric collar on a dog, which is a rarity in today’s modernized hunting world. Bill frequently travels to the U.K. and Ireland to purchase dogs to maintain strong genetics at the kennel and to compete in hunting tests.

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The kennel’s other full-time employee is Riley Pierce. Bill’s 23-year-old protégé and assistant director of gundog operations, Riley is just as ardent about each training session as the dogs he’s working with. Bill and Riley are advocates of their own work, personally owning eleven bird dogs between them. “I’d rather be here, doing this right now, than anything else I can think of,” Bill says as he wipes sweat from his forehead during an early morning training session. Summer is technically fading in Mississippi, but its swelter doesn’t appear to be retiring anytime soon. It’s only half past seven and the humidity is already heavy in the air. Bill and Riley have been arriving earlier than normal in an attempt to work dogs before the day’s heat reaches its climax. With up to 30 dogs being boarded at the kennel at one time, the training duo stays plenty busy. Both men agree the only downside of their profession is the bittersweet moment when a dog finishes their program and returns home. “Whenever someone comes to pick up their dog, we always let them know we would happily pay for the shipping on any returns.” Riley said jokingly. “We get thank you letters and emails about every day from past clients. We must be doing something right.”

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Toxey and his son Daniel—whose dog, Fitz, was born and trained at the kennel—occasionally stop by to check in on things and catch up with the trainers. Toxey gave a big grin when asked about the kennel’s early success, “We have the right personnel running the kennel. Bill and Riley control the only thing you can when training a dog; your attitude.” Bill and Riley know the importance of the work they’re doing. With each training session that passes, their clients are one day closer to acquiring a new member of their family. When a dog’s journey ends at the GameKeeper Kennel, it’s really setting out to begin the life it was meant for—chasing wild game as a family’s bird dog. °

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THERE’S NOTHING QUITE LIKE SEEING A DOG UNLEASHED AND OUT IN HIS OR HER ELEMENT, SPLASHING THROUGH OCEAN WAVES , DISAPPEARING INTO A THICKET OF TREES AFTER SOME UNSEEN CRITTER OR BOUNDING WITHOUT A CARE IN THE WORLD OVER THE CREST OF A RIDGE. OUR LOYAL COMPANIONS STAND BY US DAY AND NIGHT, THROUGH WEATHER FOUL AND FAIR, OFFERING COMPANIONSHIP, SUPPORT AND WISDOM THAT GOES BEYOND WORDS . TO CELEBRATE ALL THAT IS WONDERFUL ABOUT OUR CANINE PARTNERS IN ADVENTURE , HERE ARE EIGHT OF OUR FAVORITE DOG BREEDS MADE FOR THE OUTDOORS . AND, YES , WE KNOW THERE’ S NO WAY WE CAN DO JUSTICE TO ALL THE PUREBREEDS , CROSSBREEDS AND MUT TS WHO BRING JOY TO OUR EVERY DAY.°

Labrador Retriever These fun-loving guys are like the all-terrain vehicle of the dog world: boisterous, rugged and a pleasure to be around. Water, mud, mountain trails. . . the Labrador embraces it all. Bred as fetching sport dogs—yes, we say that as much for their looks as their skillset—labs are the bird hunter’s favorite furry friend. In short, a dog that’s got your back on any adventure.

Australian Cattle Dog Bred to herd cattle through the unforgiving terrain of the Aussie Outback, the Australian cattle dog is built to work but has a protective, pack attitude that’s caring yet no-nonsense. A Mick “Crocodile” Dundee character, if you will.

Bloodhound The bloodhound’s somewhat dopey-looking countenance belies a temperament that’s all endeavor and curiosity when on the trail. Bloodhounds are known for their lovable company, despite being originally bred in the Middle Ages for the more aggressive purposes of tracking and taking down wild boar, deer and other quarry. These big 100-plus-pound units are robust and often quite stubborn, which certainly helps when the going gets tough.

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Samoyed Originating from the frigid expanses of Siberia, Samoyeds are congenitally programmed to crave the outdoors. That snowpuff fur is there for a reason, so think Samoyed if your outdoor playground involves snow (and/ or plentiful outdoor spaces in which to run). These puppers are tough, but have a heart of gold inside that rugged exterior.


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Border Collie Another sheep-herding specialist, Border collies are primed and athletic, if a little hyperactive at times. Think of them as the 800-meter Olympians of the group, ready to run with the pack but make a fast break to the front when the need arises. The breed was first introduced to help manage sheep herds on farms throughout the hilly region of northern England and the Scottish Borders, hence the name.

Siberian Husky Gaze into the glacier-blue eyes of a husky and you’d be forgiven for putting her in a cape and calling her a Marvel superhero. Which is pretty much the pedigree of these pack dogs, famous for lugging sleds across the frozen tundra and the mentality of leave-no-dog-behind. Huskies are also whip-smart, no bad thing when Mother Nature is pushing you to your limits.

Hungarian Vizsla If the Hungarian vizsla was an athlete, he’d be an Ironman triathlete. First bred as field dogs for the aristocratic hunters of the Austro-Hungarian empire, these guys combine the instincts and poise of a pointer with the loyalty and measured temperament of the retriever.

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Bernese Mountain Dog Combine the frame of a Ford F-150 with the personality of an Audi, and that’s the canine you can expect in a Bernese mountain dog. Originating from the Bernese Oberland region of the Swiss Alps, these dogs have done duty as cart “horses,” herding animals, guard dogs and avalanche first-responders. They are also gentle giants known for their calm, sociable nature.

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Professionalism in the hunting and fishing arenas requires the use of modern tools and technologies, while also recognizing that the outdoor classroom is irreplaceable for continuing education.

Regardless of our chosen field of endeavor, I think we are all well-served to strive for high levels of professionalism, and there are certainly some fields that tend to lack these industry-wide standards, with the outfitting (hunting and fishing) industry in the U.S. being one of those. Don’t get me wrong, there are many great pros in this space, but when it comes to the outfitting business, people often get into the business for the wrong reasons, overlooking fundamental business features, and though I think this industry has made some positive strides over the last decade, there is still an abundance of room for improvement. Professionalism is often easy to recognize when you see it but is a bit more difficult to define. Webster says that professionalism is “The conduct, aims, or qualities that characterize or mark a profession or a professional person.” Cambridge claims that professionalism is “The combination of all the qualities that are connected with trained and skilled people.” In my book, professionalism is not the job that you do, but how you do the job. There are some intrinsic features that characterize professionalism, and there are other traits which are much more amorphic and esoteric. Entire books have been written on the subject, but for the sake of space limitations and brevity, I’ll share a few simple thoughts that are germane to this topic. Look the Part

The author, Greg Simons, co-owns a company that specializes in the development of wildlife enterprises and wildlife management programs on private lands. For further information on his company, check out WildlifeSystems.com.

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First impressions matter, and dressing for the occasion is a basic tenet of professionalism that is not terribly complex. If you are a fishing guide or hunting guide, then sport the type of attire that is representative of that activity. Dress sharp, do not wear soiled clothing, and be mindful of the environment of those around you; in other words, you may want to think twice before wearing bloody camo clothing while picking up hunters at the airport. If you are a tour guide, don’t show up to work looking like an auto-mechanic, and vice versa. Looking the part also includes having the appropriate equipment and gear that is vital to the


T Reinvesting in the trade and/or in the resource should be incumbent for dedicated pros in the hunting and fishing industries. One of the most effective ways to give back is through involvement and support of relevant NGOs.

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While on the topic of ethics, as it relates to the outdoor world, I’d be remiss to not briefly mention Aldo Leopold’s philosophies on land ethics. In his A Sand County Almanac, a classic text of the environmental movement, Leopold argues that there is a critical need for a “new ethic,” an ethic dealing with humans’ relation to land and to the animals and plants which grow upon it. That concern was raised in his writings as early as 1949! So, clearly, Leopold recognized a problem or need relating to our relationship with the land (and its animals) some 70 years ago, and it’s my opinion that our hunting and fishing communities have done a less than stellar job of controlling the narrative regarding sportsmen’s role and relationship with the land and the game resources that are tied to the land; industry professionals should take lead in these efforts. Giving Back

trade, so make sure that you have

As far as I’m concerned, being a true professional requires an obligation

the best equipment that you can afford, as

to re-invest in the trade, and in the case of the natural resource world, re-

it’ll reflect well on your performance and it’ll be

investing in the resource. Perhaps the most convenient and effective way

appreciated by your clientele. And remember, the most

to accomplish this need of “giving back” is through existing NGOs. Groups

important thing you can wear to work is the smile on your face.

such as Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Trout Unlimited, Sierra Club, Ducks Unlimited, Dallas Safari Club, National Wild Turkey Federation, National

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True professionals are always trying to hone their skills and

many others are great platforms to leverage your time and resources

knowledge. In today’s modern world of Google, there is an endless

that benefit hunters, anglers and outdoors enthusiasts, while also greatly

sea of information at our fingertips, so it only makes sense to

benefiting our important natural resources. Plus, you’ll find a relevant

use this technology as a source for intellectual advancement. Do

community of like-minded people who often re-charge your batteries and

your research on plant and animal taxonomy, basic principles of

create excitement and pleasure into your work and into your life.

ecology, history of the region that you work, equipment, first aid and safety and many other relevant topics that interact with your

Though Americans tend to view doctors, lawyers, accountants and

trade. But, don’t forget that in the hunting and fishing industry

engineers as the professionals of our society, I contend that such

there is no full replacement for what can be learned in the outdoor

designations are as aptly applied to other fields, as well. With the values

classroom, so it’s a must to also enhance your competency

and importance that wild things and wild places represent to a healthy

through the lessons that are only taught afield. And for you old

country, I think it’s incumbent that tradesmen in our wildlife fields, including

crusties, like me, always bear in mind that education is a lifelong

outfitting, seize the moment and carve out a professional path that

process, so don’t fall victim to becoming too set in your ways.

represents high moral and operational standards. °

Ethics Ethics is a topic that can be highly esoteric, representing a discussion that can take various paths, many that are somewhat hard to define. People tend to get their hackles raised when certain trade practices get questioned regarding the ethical virtues of such practices. However, bottom line, is that hunters and fishermen must be even more conscientious today than ever before regarding the value standards that society establishes on what is cool and what is not. For outfitters, they should have an elevated duty to be ambassadors and coaches, leading by example and advocating the importance of ethical standards within the industry. Distilled down to its rudiment, one of my definitions of ethics is doing the right thing for the right reason, even when there is no gallery to spectate.

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Father of wildlife management, Aldo Leopold, shown bow hunting in Mexico, January 1938, used to reflect on the importance of developing a land ethic within our society. Author Greg Simons, feels that such land ethic is part and parcel to professionalism within various sectors of the natural resource field.

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Following the lead of founder Mike Swan, the team at Swan Land Company with its headquarters in Bozeman, Montana, serves its clients from “the kitchen table to the closing table.” “For us, the kitchen table is symbolic of the personal, high-touch way we do business,” said Swan, who ran the office of Bates Sanders Swan Land Company in Bozeman for 12 years before establishing his own brand. “Whether we’re sitting down with a titan of industry in a New York penthouse office or a ranching family from central Montana, the kitchen table—where we sit and look into one another’s eyes and really establish a personal connection—is where each and every relationship begins.” In 2012, riding on a wave of success that included representing Montana’s 124,000-acre Broken O Ranch in a sale to Stan Kroenke, Swan opened Swan Land Company. “I had great momentum, but I realized I needed help if the company was going to continue to move forward,” Swan said, noting that early sales also included Montana’s 25,323-acre Historic Horse Ranch and Montana’s Lazy J Ranch, the largest contiguous privately-held block remaining in Bridger Canyon. He began adding team members in 2013. Today, his list of all-star brokers includes: Tim Anderson, David Lowry, Stephen Leibinger, Sam Sanders and Scott Williams. The

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company now has offices in Bozeman, Salt Lake City and Buffalo, Wyoming, and is licensed in Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Idaho, New Mexico, Colorado and Nebraska. “We haven’t taken our foot off the gas since the beginning— and we’re not letting up anytime soon,” Swan said. While growth and success tempt some companies to abandon principle for profit, Swan refuses to fall into that trap and remains true to the values he learned around his family’s kitchen table on their cow-calf operation in Montana’s Ruby Valley: personal integrity, hard work, respect and putting others’ needs before your own. “It all comes back to who you are and what you stand for as an individual—and as a company,” said Swan, a selfdescribed servant leader. “I’m a simple guy. I know how to work hard and treat people right, and I’ve surrounded myself with people who live their lives the same way.” The seemingly simple formula delivers results including signature sales such as Jane Fonda’s 2,300-acre Forked Lightning Ranch near Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the 42,215-acre LF Ranch near Augusta, Montana. “Despite our relatively small size, we continue to gain market share at a rate that has me asking, ‘What is Swan Land Company going to do next?’” Swan said. “While I don’t know the exact answer to that question yet, I can guarantee we will remain true to who we are—and to our clients.”

FOR US , THE KITCHEN TABLE IS SYMBOLIC OF T H E P E R S O N A L , H I G H - T O U C H W A Y W E D O B U S I N E S S .”

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Embracing A Simple Formula Sharing a cup of coffee while sitting at a kitchen table may seem like an oldfashioned idea in today’s digital age, but it is a requirement of doing business with the Swan Team. “Before we do business, we sit down and talk through every step of the process, clarify expectations on both sides and make it clear that our team will ‘hold their hand’ from beginning to end,” Swan said. “Our approach to customer service is very personal and very high-touch, which some people would say is out of step with our hurry-up modern world, but it works for us—and our clients.” In this age of instant, impersonal communication, the first face-to-face meeting lays a foundation for a working relationship that often blossoms into a personal one. “The deals are important, but it’s the relationships that are priceless to us,” said Swan, noting team members routinely get invitations to graduations, weddings and other special occasions reserved for family and friends long after a deal is done. “We never quit working to earn and maintain the trust that underpins every successful relationship.” Authenticity matters. “If you’re not a person of your word, people will see right through you,” Swan said. “Our clients leave their kitchen tables confident that we are who we say and we will do what we promise, which is putting their interests first—every single time— and putting extraordinary effort into each and every listing.” Character counts. “When we do business with people, whether they’re CEOs of Fortune 100 companies or fourth-generation ranchers, they are entrusting us with their families’ legacies and their families’ futures,” Swan said. “It’s a tremendous amount of responsibility which we take very seriously.” Personal commitment yields results for the clients and the company. Swan, who estimates up to 75 percent of the firm’s business comes from referrals and repeat business, had this lesson reinforced soon after he opened Swan Land Company. “My phone rang one day and it was Jane Fonda,” Swan recalled. “She said, ‘I’ve heard your name in several circles and I think you’re someone I need to meet.’” She was considering selling her New Mexico ranch and was looking for representation. It was Friday. Swan arranged to tour the property the following Monday morning. After evaluating the ranch, he submitted a proposal and 10 days later he was drinking coffee with the actress at her ranch. They spent the morning sitting at her kitchen table and talking about the process and his company’s personal approach to business. “By the end of our visit, she said, ‘I trust you and I want you to represent me,’” Swan said. The first meeting was just the beginning. During the process, Swan made nearly 20 trips to New Mexico and another six to Fonda’s home in Beverly Hills. “Every time we had to make a critical decision, I made it a point to be face-to-face, so she understood every nuance and every detail of this complicated deal,” Swan said. “I promised to ‘hold her hand’ through the entire process—and I did. This is the same principle that we apply to each and every client that we are fortunate enough to represent.” In the end, the ranch sold. Fonda expressed her gratitude for his willingness to go above and beyond her expectations as did her family and business team. “One of her assistants said, ‘This would have never happened if it weren’t for you,’” Swan said. “It’s gratifying to hear that because we work hard 24/7 to make a difference for our clients.”


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work with this team is a blessing. Each and every one of us takes ownership of our objectives.” Because of its size, the team doesn’t have the luxury of painting with a broad brush when it comes to marketing, buyer demographics or any other critical piece of the project. They study the market and adapt their strategies to meet the ever-present changes. “There aren’t many of us, so we have to make the most of our time,” Swan said. “We identify our goals and strategies—and then apply a laser-focus to execute them, and we are efficient with our time.” Egos are checked at the door. “As brokers we lead transactions, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that we lead from the front or draw attention to ourselves in the public eye,” Swan said. The team always puts the client’s interests first, time after time, so the deal can make its way to the closing table. “We work behind the scenes and take care of every detail, so the process is seamless,” Swan said. “When we do our job, the spotlight shines on our clients’ success.” Deals are finished, but relationships live on. Because of strong relationships, the team finds itself at a different kitchen table. “When people begin a phone call by saying, ‘You helped a friend. . . a colleague. . . a family member of mine—and we’re not talking to anybody else,’ it’s a true testimony to the power of putting our clients first,” Swan said. “Their trust honors us and serves as a continual reminder of the value of doing business the right way. The world may change, but our focus on people won’t.” °

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MEET THE TEAM AS RENOWNED WESTERN N O V E L I S T E L M E R K E LT O N ONCE OPINED, “YOU ARE WHO YOU RIDE WITH.” SINCE FOUNDING SWAN LAND COMPANY IN 2012 , MIKE SWAN HAS SURROUNDED HIMSELF WITH “AN ALL-STAR TEAM WHO PUTS CUSTOMERS FIRST, HAVE AN INCREDIBLE WORK ETHIC AND COMPLETES EVERY DEAL WITH THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF PERSONAL INTEGRITY.”

STEPHEN LEIBINGER, BROKER

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Swan Land Company since 2014 Home Base: Bozeman, Montana & Basalt, Colorado Licensed in:  Montana & Colorado

Swan Land Company since 2012 Home Base: Bozeman, Montana Licensed in: Montana

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Steve, who graduated from the University of Wyoming with a degree in environmental sciences, ran a successful fly-fishing guiding and outfitting business, which provided him a vast first-hand knowledge of the Rocky Mountain’s trout waters and the land they influence. After growing up in the West (Montana, Wyoming and Colorado), Steve first entered the Montana real estate arena in 2004 specializing in recreational land and fishing properties. His previous experience includes representing high-end properties in Aspen, Colorado, on behalf of the Ritz Carlton Company and representing exceptional international recreational properties on behalf of Timbers Resorts. Licensed in Montana and Colorado, Steve comes from a deep-rooted Montana-ranching family and is proud to continue that tradition by now representing western ranch properties with Swan Land Company.

David has operated and owned working and recreational ranches in Colorado, Montana and Canada. As an avid hunter and angler, he guided and operated a successful outfitting service providing elk and deer hunting trips for 30 years. He has managed equestrian programs as well as owning a ski lodge and running a dude ranch, providing quality recreational experiences for clients. He also ranched and raised Corriente cattle in Avon, Montana, for 17 years. David has been active in the Montana ranch and recreational real estate market representing both buyers and sellers since 2004. His focus on serving clients and his extensive background in working ranches and recreational properties contributes significantly to Swan Land Company’s continuing strong presence and sterling reputation in land brokerage.

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competition out of the mix and allows our team to focus solely on our clients’ best interests. Ranch real estate transactions can be incredibly complicated and every detail matters, especially when it comes to meeting our clients’ goals and objectives. From the beginning, we put together a comprehensive due diligence package, unlike any other I’ve encountered in the industry, that includes maps, information on easements, hunting regulations and opportunities, access, water rights and anything else that could impact the use or enjoyment of the land in the future. We roll up our sleeves and dig up solid information that gives people peace of mind as they are making very big decisions. By having command of all of the details, everyone represented knows exactly what they’re getting into, which provides for a successful transaction that ends with strong relationships—and clients who get the properties they’ve been dreaming of.”

On the Importance of Developing & Maintaining Relationships. . .

“We live and die by client relationships. Building relationships is all about building trust, and we build trust by being completely honest and transparent. There is a lot that goes into buying or selling a ranch, and many people aren’t familiar with the intricacies of a ranch transaction. We walk them through every step to help them evaluate the ranch and understand every aspect of the transaction. As their brokers, we’re advisors charged with providing them with the information that they need to move forward—and they have to be confident that we’re giving them all of the facts as we know them, which is why our due diligence is second to none. In the end, we strive for a seamless transaction that leaves both the buyer and seller happy. And, as part of the process, our relationship with the client grows from a business association to a friendship that lasts long after the ink has dried on a contract.”


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Since joining Swan Land Company, Tim has become a topproducing ranch broker in Montana with many notable ranch sales across the state. Prior to joining Swan, he and his wife spent 12 years running Montana Real Estate Co. and helped guide the successful real estate sales effort for Moonlight Basin Ranch, and he has worked in every aspect of real estate from development and product design to financing, marketing and sales. An alumnus of Montana State University, Tim previously worked as a research scientist in the Plant Pathology and Plant Sciences Department for his alma mater, where he researched viral and fungal pathogens to help control noxious weeds and helped establish a grower cooperative that produced gluten-free flour trademarked as Montina®.

Having grown up working on his family’s ranches in Wyoming and Montana, Sam is keenly aware of the beauty, benefits and challenges of any given property. During his 26-year real estate tenure, he has brokered over 300 farm and ranch transactions in the western United States. His extensive experience working with government officials on title issues, grazing leases and water rights, combined with his honesty and tenacity, contribute to his accomplished career.

Hard work and solid understanding of business principles have been the foundation of Scott’s career successes. Scott was raised on a high elevation ranch in Wyoming and learned to operate through the elements of a hardened environment. After obtaining a Business Finance degree from the University of Wyoming, he was able to put into practice what he learned from these formative years of ranching and education. Managing six large ranches in Wyoming gave Scott the opportunity to operate under some of the brightest executives in the business world. This solid foundation has been the most valuable attribute Scott has to offer to his clients as he skillfully guides them through the land purchasing process, always watching out for the client’s best interest.

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“There are a lot of ways people can act to earn business, but with us it’s not an act. We’re all very honest, genuine people, who value personal integrity. Our clients appreciate that. And we’re committed to being engaged and available to our clients through every step in the process of a transaction. In my opinion, one of the primary roles of real estate brokers is providing accurate and reliable information so that our clients and the buying public can make good, informed decisions. We are in an era where the general public can access all manner of information easily online. Unfortunately, easy access doesn’t mean the available information is accurate, pertinent or even helpful. We hang our hats on knowing the difference between good information and bad, and providing information that is vetted and solid, so our clients can proceed with confidence.”

On the Importance of Collaboration, Cooperation & Team Work. . . “I’ve worked in this industry for more than 25 years and Swan Land’s culture is unique. Because everybody’s primary concern is doing what is best for our clients, we all collaborate and cooperate instead of competing. Everybody on the team brings a wealth of experience in ranch real estate along with their own specialized expertise, but egos are checked at the door. Because of the team’s diverse experience, every property is evaluated from several different perspectives; there are no ‘cookie cutter’ approaches. In the end, our clients benefit because our deep bench ensures they get the best possible service with the best possible results.”

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On the Benefit of Owning Land. . . “A few years back, a buyer asked me, ‘What supports the value of land?’ It got me to thinking about the benefit of land ownership beyond its proven worth as a productive, hard asset. Unlike any other investment, land pays a return of enjoyment that comes from operating, improving and conserving it. It’s a tangible place that its owners can share with everyone who is important to them, and together they enjoy the dividend of memories. And, the entire ownership experience is underpinned by the joy—and security—of knowing that the land will always be here.”

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Estancia on the Brazos 400 ACRES | $9,900,000 WASHINGTON COUNTY, TEXAS | PROPERTY ID: 5982731


The area in South Central Texas known as Washington on the Brazos is arguably one of the most historic areas in the entire state. It is officially recognized as the birth place of Texas because it was at this location in March of 1836 Texas delegates met to formally announce that Texas would be separating from Mexico and draft their own constitution, becoming the Republic of Texas. Washington was originally the county seat of Washington County; however, it was relocated to Brenham in 1844. In recent years, this specific area has become one of the most popular destinations in the state for weekend travelers, visitors to the wellknown Round Top, and recreational ranchers seeking beautiful views and good land within an easy drive time from both Houston and Austin. Just outside the towns of Washington and Navasota, Estancia on the Brazos is without a doubt one of the most breathtaking ranches in all of Washington County. This property is truly one of a kind. The ranch has long views of the Brazos River and surrounding countryside with a combination of rolling pastureland and heavily-treed areas for wildlife habitat. The elevation on the property ranges from 320± feet above sea level at the highest point on the southern end of the ranch, to the lowest point of the property, 180 to 170± feet above sea level on the northern border of the property along the banks of the Brazos. Upon driving through the main gate, there is a well-maintained black top road that continues to the three residences on the property. The main residence is truly one of a kind. Built by John Sebastian in 2009–2011 and designed by Chris Carson of Ford, Powell & Carson, this home is a perfect blend of Southwestern and California ranch architectural style with phenomenal attention to details and finishes. The home is stone and stucco with a clay tile roof, and it is situated high on a hilltop taking in the views of the Brazos River Valley and capturing the beauty and shade of the surrounding live oak tree canopy. The home features a master suite, four guest rooms, five bathrooms, two wine cellars with a dining area, a library, multiple living and dining areas, outdoor kitchen, numerous outdoor porches and patios, and a beautiful pool capturing the grand views of the pasture, Brazos River, and surrounding countryside. The second home on the property (the original owner’s house) was built in 1999. It is a board and batten, dogtrot-style home with metal roof, one bedroom, and a large loft/bunkroom, and it overlooks the largest lake on the property. The 3,500± square-foot third home was built by Texas Country Cottages in 2012, with three bedrooms, a large open living area/kitchen with a Texas-sized fireplace/hearth, and two large porches, front and back. A very functional and well-built barn with workshop and bathroom is centrally located on the property and has plenty of storage space for all the needed farm vehicles and implement storage, as well as hay storage. There is a nice set of working pens next to the barn. A 1.3-mile, crushed granite walking trail circulates through the area around the main house and lake. Raised, stone bed gardens are irrigated and have a beautiful English-styled green house with sitting area under an arbor. The property has good perimeter and cross fencing, with a portion of the ranch (40 acres) high fenced for a variety of exotic wildlife including oryx, fallow and axis deer, Siberian sheep, and gemsbok. Outside the high fence are buffalo, cattle, horses, and traditional Texas wildlife—whitetail deer, turkey, hogs, bobcats, and coyotes. The water on this property is exceptional. There are several impressive water features on the property including multiple lakes, several water wells, and one mile of frontage on the Brazos River. The largest body of water on the property is the lake south of the cabin which is five± acres in size. There are four to five stock tanks/ponds and lakes on the property. A water feature has been constructed in the northeastern portion of the property as a duck habitat for waterfowl hunting. A waterline from one of the water wells is used to control the water level of this body of water at different times of the year to allow growth of vegetation and more surface water when needed during waterfowl hunting seasons. There are two additional draws or tributaries that flow through the ranch toward the Brazos River. °


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Blanco County, TX

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El Milagro Retreat

March Ranch

Denton County, TX

Denton County, TX

Coke County, TX

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$14,800,000

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$8,495,000

BURGHERRAY.COM | RANCH.BRIGGSFREEMAN.COM BRIGGS FREEMAN SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY | RANCH & LAND DIVISION 3131 TURTLE CREEK BLVD. SUITE 400, DALLAS, TEXAS 75219

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6,769 acres

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Burgher-Ray Ranch Group is the premier Ranch Brokerage Team led by David Burgher and Harlan Ray under Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty. With backgrounds in oil and gas, appraisals, ranch management, wildlife management, multiple equestrian disciplines, cattle ranching, and farming, the Burgher-Ray Team is able to bring a real life knowledge to the table when assisting their clients. This multi-generational team has a unique marketing platform leading to successful transactions time and time again.


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The N3 Cattle Company is located just south of Livermore, and east of Oakland and San Jose; it is easily accessed from San Francisco, the Peninsula and the East Bay. The Ranch is completely private and uniquely preserved, healthy and wild as it has been for hundreds of years. It is a vital and rare haven of original California landscape and wildlife. The property encompasses 80 square miles of diverse terrains, flora, fauna and important watersheds and creeks. N3 has been a working cattle ranch for 85 years and offers a rare look at a way of life quickly disappearing. Sprinkled with a dozen rustic cabins, the ranch also hosts one of the most famous, sustainable hunting operations in the state. Its owners are fourth-generation ranchers and are respected members of the ranching community (see History on page 70).

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DESCRIPTION The N3 Cattle Company consists of 131 parcels totaling approximately 50,500 acres in four counties: Santa Clara County: 19,935± acres; Alameda County: 16,880± acres; San Joaquin County: 9,095± acres; and Stanislaus County: 4,590± acres. Headquarters borders East Bay Regional Park and is accessed off Del Valle Road. There are eight additional access points from Mines Road. It is a 15-minute drive to Livermore, 40 minutes to Oakland International Airport and one hour to San Francisco and San Jose. The ranch consists of steep canyons, rolling oakwoodlands, annual grasslands, shrub canyons, rugged rock outcroppings, secluded meadows, 70 run-off and spring-fed ponds and impressive watersheds. The ranch impacts the following watersheds: Upper Alameda Creek, Arroyo Del Valle and Arroyo Mocho. The elevation at Headquarters is 750 feet, and the ranch rises to an impressive 4,089 feet at Eylar Mountain. This makes for dramatic water-filled canyons, variable climate and astounding vistas. There are 200 miles of wellmaintained dirt roads. The ranch is enrolled in the Williamson Act and has no conservation easements. *APNs available upon request HISTORY The 50,500-acre N3 Cattle Company has been owned and managed by the Vickers/Naftzger family over 85 years and three generations. The first purchases were made in the 1930s and 1940s by Clara Vickers Naftzger. Her son Roy Edgar “Ted” Naftzger, Jr. significantly expanded the ranch, making purchases from the 1950s through the 1980s. Ted’s daughters have been operating the ranch for the last 20 years. The Vickers/Naftzger family has been cattle ranching for 135 years in Arizona, California and Oregon. Clara Vickers was born on her parents’ cattle ranch in Arizona Territory in 1886. Her father John Van Vickers (“Vickers”) and his wife Anna came West from Chester County, Pennsylvania, in 1880. They had early success in copper mining and started the Chiricahua Cattle Company (the “Triple C”) in 1883 in the Sulphur Springs Valley. The Triple C grew to be the largest ranch in the area, running 30,000 head on 1.7 million acres. Vickers formed the Cochise County Livestock Association to organize grazing areas and branding and to combat rustling, pricing schemes and rising railroad freight pricing. He landed a contract to supply the U.S. Army with beef and also moved into the slaughter business in California. In 1892, a severe drought hit Arizona ranches, and by the late 1890s, homesteaders moved into the area, further diminishing the rangeland. In 1898, Vickers moved to California to further speculate in land, ranching and oil. He continued to run the Triple C until its sale in 1909. In 1901, Vickers and a fellow cattleman from Arizona Territory, Walter Vail, purchased Santa Rosa Island and started a cattle ranch under the name Vail & Vickers. Santa Rosa Island is the second largest of the Channel Islands at 54,000 acres. Walter Vail died in 1906 and J.V. Vickers in 1912. Their children, grandchildren and greatgrandchildren continued Vail & Vickers as a successful island cattle operation for 100 years until the federal government condemned the island for a national park in 1998. In addition to Vail & Vickers and the N3 Cattle Company, Clara Vickers Naftzger and her son Ted purchased the historic Whitehorse Ranch in 1961. Founded in 1869 by John Devine, Whitehorse is 63,000 deeded acres, and combined with BLM land, spreads across 500,000 acres in Southeastern Oregon. In 2006, after 45 years of ownership, the Naftzger family sold Whitehorse Ranch. It remains an operating cattle ranch; this year marks its 150th year. LOCAT ION The charming and vibrant town of Livermore is just a 15-minute drive from N3 headquarters. With a population nearing 100,000, Livermore is the most populous city in the Tri-Valley Area of the eastern San Francisco Bay Area. The three valleys from which it takes its name are Amador Valley, Livermore Valley and the San Ramon Valley. The Tri-Valley Area is comprised of five cities: Livermore, Dublin, Pleasanton, San Ramon and Danville. Livermore’s historic downtown has been significantly revitalized in recent years. With 60 wineries and 100,000 acres of planted grapes in the valley, Livermore is a well-known destination for fine food and wine.

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RECRE AT ION The N3 Cattle Company is truly a recreational wonderland for sports and nature enthusiasts of all kinds. The 200 miles of private roads are ready for hiking, trail running, mountain biking and ATVing. There are hundreds of miles of trails to explore N3’s 80 square miles. For the hunter, there are a dozen hunting camps located throughout the ranch, all with cabins, water, propane and skinning sheds. The privacy and abundant water provide optimum habitat for trophy black tail deer, tule elk, wild pig, turkey, quail, dove, rabbit, ground squirrel and raccoon. N3 is home to a host of predators including coyote, bobcat, grey fox and mountain lion. For the bird watchers, there is no shortage of amazing variety, such as redtailed hawks, golden and bald eagles, vultures, great horned owls, roadrunners, scrub and stellar jays, red-winged blackbirds, thrashers, sparrows, finches and many more. A pair of bald eagles has nested at Headquarters for the last 10 years. The large reservoirs are loaded with bass and catfish, and many ponds were stocked with trout for decades. Right by Headquarters, the Arroyo Del Valle is known to have trout. Ducks, geese, herons and other waterfowl can be found in the larger ponds and along the creeks. Miles of trails and beautiful scenery make the camping, hunting, fishing, swimming and horseback riding fantastic experiences, all with complete privacy and never leaving your own ranch. CAT T L E This is a serious cattle ranch and can be run as a stocker or cow-calf operation. The ranch is broken up into 25 main pastures, each with its own water supply. The ranch has five corrals spread throughout the ranch, and because of the road network, cowboys can drive with a truck and stock trailer to most of the ranch. The ranch is fenced and cross fenced. The current owners run cattle year round and lease 17,000 acres to a third party. Depending on the rainfall, the ranch can accommodate 650 cow-calf pairs year round, 1,500 cow-calf pairs seasonally or 3,200 stockers seasonally. The current owners also lease 4,000 acres from neighboring East Bay Regional Park. This ranch is not for the faint of heart; steep canyons and roads make cattle dogs a necessity. If you want to relive the old west, N3 Cattle Company is the ranch for you. STRUCTURES Headquarters has a four-bedroom main residence, a one-bedroom annex and a bunk house. In addition, there is a horse barn, a hay barn, two shops and various sheds. There are four additional cabins nearby Headquarters used for employee housing. Headquarters and the employee quarters have electricity. Another 14 cabins are scattered throughout the ranch, most of which have been used for hunting. They all have good water sources and utilize propane.

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California Outdoor Properties, Inc. is pleased to have been selected as the Exclusive Agent for the seller of this offering. All information has been obtained from sources deemed reliable by California Outdoor Properties, Inc., however, the accuracy of this information is not guaranteed or warranted by either California Outdoor Properties, Inc., the sellers, and prospective buyers are charged with making and are expected to conduct their own independent investigation of the information contained herein. This offering is subject to prior sale, price change, correction or withdrawal without notice, and any offer presented does not have to be accepted.

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As a broker of ranches for the last 13 years, I have seen some beautiful and amazing ranches. I have never seen 50,500 acres under the same ownership. What makes this ranch so special is not only the diversity of wildlife, but also the amazing biological diversity. Evergreen and deciduous oaks, bay laurel, buckeye, sycamore, juniper, elderberry and gray and coulter pine are plentiful. The plants and shrubs are too numerous to list, but include blackberry, manzanita, sage, California poppy, Indian paint brush, lupine, vetch and blue-eyed grass. This is a big ranch, and the steep canyons and elevation changes makes it feel even bigger. If you flatten this ranch out, I am sure it would be over 100,000 acres. Besides the immense size, the single most incredible part of the ranch is its location. The N3 is just 14 miles from downtown Livermore. A town of 100,000 people and 60 wineries nearby, it is turning into quite a destination spot. San Jose is just 34 miles and San Francisco is 50 miles. Imagine owning 50,500 private, perfectly preserved acres in the Bay Area. Wow, make it a dream come true.”

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CONTACT FOR DETAILS 5,000± ACRES CENTERVILLE, TEXAS

CHAMPION RANCH

$2,700/ACRE 14,698± ACRES OAKWOOD, TEXAS

K B C A RT E R R A N C H EST. OVER $200 MILLION IN NET REVENUE OVER THE NEXT 10 YEARS

$250 MILLION 32,000± ACRES ROCKDALE, TEXAS

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NEW RELEASE CONTACT FOR DETAILS

T E R RY B R A D S H AW ’ S

744± ACRES RED RIVER

CIRCLE 12 RANCH

1.5 HOURS FROM DFW

NEW RELEASE $23.9 MILLION 7,700± ACRES DAVIS MOUNTAINS, TEXAS

FOX CANYON RANCH

NEW RELEASE $25 MILLION 12,000± ACRES ARCHER CITY, TEXAS

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NEW RELEASE CONTACT FOR DETAILS 1,752± ACRES EL PASO, TEXAS

RIO BRAVO RANCH

NEW RELEASE PRICE ON REQUEST 1,600± ACRES MILAM COUNTY, TEXAS 40 MIN. TO COLLEGE STATION

WHISKEY HOLLOW RANCH

NEW RELEASE PRICE ON REQUEST 1,369± ACRES ATHENS, TEXAS 1.5 HOURS FROM DALLAS

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NEW RELEASE $13.995 MILLION 1,424± ACRES MANGHAM, LOUISIANA RICHLAND PARISH

M RANCH

NEW RELEASE $12.85 MILLION

SOUTH TRACT

2,974± ACRES BOSQUE COUNTY, TEXAS

ROCOSA RIDGE RANCH

1.5 HOURS FROM DALLAS

NEW RELEASE $8.9 MILLION 110± ACRES AUSTIN, TEXAS

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$550/ACRE 60,900± ACRES PRESIDIO, TEXAS 45 MILES TO MARFA

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$13.5 MILLION 1,571± ACRES ATHENS, TEXAS 1.5 HOURS FROM DALLAS

FIVE CREEKS RANCH

$9.95 MILLION 3,266± ACRES SEYMOUR, TEXAS 2.5 HOURS FROM DFW

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$8.75 MILLION 912± ACRES MAYPEARL, TEXAS 45 MILES FROM DFW

BEE CREEK RANCH

$4.995 MILLION 711± ACRES WOOD COUNTY, TEXAS

DEERFIELD RANCH

NEW RELEASE $2.5 MILLION

VILLA MARQUIS L A K E F R O N T E S TAT E

24± ACRES LAKE FORK, TEXAS 1.5 HOURS FROM DALLAS

NEW RELEASE $2.5 MILLION 516± ACRES HENRIETTA, TEXAS

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LEADERS IN SOUTHEAST LIFEST YLE • TN | GA | AL

TRENTON, GEORGIA

750± Acres | $2,250,000

750± Hunting Acres near Chattanooga, TN

• Hunt deer and turkey • 25 minutes to Chattanooga • Pond and seasonal streams • 1.25± miles of brow frontage • Video, photos, property highlights: ToddHenon.com/Brow-Road-Hunting-Land

Untouched Recreation Land

Smoky Mountain Home

Moon Lake

RINGGOLD, GEORGIA

COPPERHILL, TENNESSEE

CLOUDLAND, GEORGIA

109± Acres | $763,000

405± Acres | $2,100,000

314± Acres | $1,595,000

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Full of deer and turkey, no restrictions Gated entrance Convenient North Georgia location 5 mins. to I-75 Mix of pasture and woodlands

Private mountaintop 5-bedroom home Minutes to Toccoa and Ocoee Rivers Near borders of TN, GA, NC Video: ToddHenon.com/Smoky-Mountain-Home

5-bedroom home, multiple outbuildings 53± acres in pasture 1 hour to Chattanooga, 2 hours to Atlanta Video: ToddHenon.com/Moon-Lake

Hidden Springs Farm

Wildwood Acres Ranch

Equine Estate

LAFAYETTE, GEORGIA

CEDAR BLUFF, ALABAMA

CUMBERLAND PLATEAU, TENNESSEE

374± Acres | $2,648,000

63± Acres | $975,000

320± Acres | $2,300,000

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3,400+ feet of State-managed trout stream Working farm, mix of woodlands & pasture Home, 5 barns, caretaker’s compound Video: ToddHenon/com/Hidden-Springs-Farm

Farm-fenced pasture with stocked 5-acre lake 4-bedroom home, caretaker’s cottage, barn 7,000-square-foot metal building Video: ToddHenon.com/Wildwood-Acres-Ranch

20-stall horse barn, riding ring 8-acre lake, creeks, pond 30 minutes to Chattanooga Mix of pasture and woodlands

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(707) 455-4444 | INFO@CAOUTDOORPROPERTIES.COM View All Properties: LandsofAmerica.com/member/8876 Property Videos CAOutdoorProperties

58,154± ACRES

San Benito County, California

Ashurst Ranch $10,900,000

ID# 7151256

Encompassing a massive 27,944 deeded acres with a BLM allotment of 30,210 acres, this property is immense. Last year, the ranch ran 5,100 head of mix cows and feeders. Headquarters include multiple homes, shops, barns and livestock support equipment. Water throughout Ashurst comes from several ponds, some seasonal and spring fed. There are nine oil wells on the property providing oil well income. Co-listed with Cushman & Wakefield.

16,000± ACRES

ID# 7177237

Lassen County, California

The ranch consists of a large valley, known as Grasshopper Valley, and two reservoirs, Heath Reservoir and the Cleghorn Reservoir. Runs approximately 880 cow-calf pairs for a sixmonth season. There are two historic wooden barns, working corrals and livestock water provided by solar pumps and water troughs as well as open ditches. Excellent waterfowl and upland bird hunting, mule deer, antelope and fishing.

Heath Ranch 9,535.56± ACRES

Tehama County, California

Diamond X Ranch $8,900,000

Tulare County, California

Unique 3,775± acre property situated between the approaches to both Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. Water on the ranch includes three lakes: Cemetery Lake, Big Lake and Carpenter Lake, five seasonal ponds and year-round Eshom Creek. There is a main home, guest house, caretaker unit and multiple historic barns throughout. Excellent recreational opportunities and many pursuits for the hunting and fishing enthusiasts.

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ID# 7177238

Diamond X Ranch is your classic California winter grazing ranch. There is great short grass with strong feed and historical stocking rates of 800 Fall pairs. The ranch is watered from three strong seasonal creeks, five reservoirs and a water ditch from Deer Creek. Headquarters includes a 2,300-square-foot home overlooking a bass-filled pond and a bunk house. Duck hunting in winter with four duck blinds. Protected from development with a conservation easement. In Williamson Act.

3,775± ACRES

ID# 6980523

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Eshom Valley Ranch


707 MERCHANT STREET, SUITE 100 | VACAVILLE, CALIFORNIA 95688 Over 148 listings available at www.CaliforniaOutdoorProperties.com

$6,000,000 ID# 7123444

3,527± ACRES

Modoc County, California

The complete cattle operation allows 500 to 600 cows year round on 3,277± acres. There is a 600-cow feedlot, corrals, cattle handling facility, adjudicated water rights from Parker Creek, 560± irrigated acres and three ponds for irrigation. The hay production is on 250± acres, 230± irrigated acres: alfalfa, mixed grass, wheat, oaks and barley. Headquarters include four homes, bunk house, outbuildings and 6,000-square-foot show barn. Ranch is in a qualified opportunity zone.

York Ranch 1,074± ACRES

$4,900,000

Lassen County, California

Spring Creek Ranch $4,850,000 ID# 7185560

ID# 5584389

With four miles of Ash Creek, filled with rainbow, redband and brown trout and a five-acre reservoir stocked with rainbow trout, Spring Creek Ranch is a fisherman’s paradise. The ranch is also located in a premium X-3A hunting zone with deer, antelope, black bear, turkey and waterfowl. Headquarters include a 2,000-square-foot main home, caretaker home, bunk house, multiple barns and workshop.

2,026± ACRES

Mariposa County, California

Rare and incredible opportunity to own this exceptionally versatile ranch. For the cattleman, there is a set of corrals, sweep, squeeze chute, calf table and livestock scales. For the equestrian, a large seven-stall barn that can store 75 tons of hay. There are four ponds, four wells and 10 acres planted in mature wine grapes with a 1,200-case winery and tasting room on site. Improvements include three dwelling structures.

Rauch Ranch 63.96± ACRES

$2,350,000

Pershing County, Nevada

Dixie Ranch

ID# 7142409

This is an exceptional property to entertain family and friends. The northern portion of the property boasts a caretaker’s home and the oldest schoolhouse in the state. The schoolhouse was converted to an entertainment facility, ideal for large gatherings. The 3,000-square-foot main residence, a pond and creek grace the southern portion of the ranch. There is also 10 irrigated acres for grazing, a shop, an 1890 adobe home and a Humboldt Brewing Co. building. FALL 2019

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LU CKY A RANCH

388 ACRES

R U ST I C ELEGANCE The Lucky A Ranch, located six miles east of Navasota, is 388± acres of thoughtfully customized perfection. The 5,000± square-foot home is a testament to fine craftsmanship with magnificent, oneof-a-kind, rustic elegance where even the windowsills are granite in the three-bedroom, three-and-ahalf bath home. The wood and granite touches are offset by natural light, soaring ceilings, open design and a neutral color palette which gives the home a decidedly airy feel. Handcrafted antler chandeliers further illuminate the space. The front and back porches that encompass a total of 1,625 square feet, overlook professionally landscaped grounds. A 24’x40’ covered patio provides a natural gathering spot. In addition to a wood-burning fireplace and six-foot Bull barbeque pit, the patio includes a granite bar and nine-foot granite-topped table as well as a sink, ceiling fans and a hand-crafted cedar ceiling. Howard W. Hood → 830 739 3815 • HoodRealEstateInc.com

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H AV E N FO R WILDLIFE The 2,330± acre Reward Ranch, on The Divide near Garven’s Store, is the best-priced ranch located within 45 minutes of Kerrville. The ranch, which gets its name because it sits in both Real and Edwards counties, fronts Highway 41 providing the ultimate combination of privacy and convenience. Throughout most of its history, the ranch was used as a livestock operation and still maintains the infrastructure of working pens, barns, a cedar stay round pen for horses and excellent water distribution thanks to two water wells and a windmill. Two additional storage tanks could be hooked up to further develop the water. Most recently, though, the low-fenced ranch has been rested and refocused on wildlife. Native game includes white-tailed deer and turkey. Free-ranging exotics such as blackbuck antelope and axis deer come and go. Howard W. Hood → 830 739 3815 • HoodRealEstateInc.com

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LA PANZA RANCH S A N TA M A R GA R I TA , CA L I F O R N I A

14,750± acres | San Luis Obispo County | $43,000,000 | Property ID: 6373874 The sprawling La Panza Ranch is a 14,750± acre holding with abundant water, diverse operations, impressive improvements and a rich, fascinating history that includes Jesse James and gold. La Panza Ranch produces a variety of crops on over 1,000± irrigated acres (vineyard, oat hay, alfalfa, forage hay and olive trees), includes a state-of-the-art olive mill and offers all necessary infrastructure for a cattle operation.

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LAS PILETAS RANCH CA R R I SA PL A I N S, CA L I FOR N I A

13,570± acres | San Luis Obispo County | $15,500,000 | Property ID: 6156394 Rare opportunity to acquire Las Piletas Ranch, an incredible 13,570± acre cattle ranch with additional BLM and USFS acreage for grazing. Adjacent to and contiguous with La Panza Ranch. Combined, these properties offer 88 certificated parcels and over 28,000 acres.

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PRITCHARD SUMNER RANCH SH A N D ON, CA L I FOR N I A

8,525± acres | Kern & San Luis Obispo Counties | $11,250,000 | Property ID: 7285240 First homesteaded in the 1860s, the 8,525± acre Pritchard-Sumner Ranch is rich with history and available to purchase for the first time in over 150 years. Operated as a cow-calf cattle business, the Pritchard-Sumner Ranch is completely outfitted with cross fencing, pastures and troughs, plus over 80,000 gallons of water storage.

PAMPA RANCH

REINOSO PEAK RANCH

O HOPPER RANCH

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5,130± acres | Kern County

1,855± acres | San Benito County

1,127± acres | San Luis Obispo County

$4,500,000 | Property ID: 6919346

$3,850,000 | Property ID: 6156392

$2,250,000 | Property ID: 6437683

Beautiful, 5,130± acre cattle ranch in eastern Kern County with extensive water development.

Reinoso Peak Ranch is a scenic hunting and cattle ranch near Tres Pinos, California.

O Hopper Ranch is easily accessible and is presently utilized for cattle grazing.

CLARKCOMPANY.COM INFO @ CLARKCOMPANY.COM | ( 805 ) 238-7110 1031 Pine Street, Paso Robles, California 93446 View All Properties: LandsofAmerica.com/member/9116 Licensed in California & Nevada: CA DRE# 00656930, NV RED# B.41551


JL RANCH PA I C I N E S , C A L I F O R N I A

2,270± acres

| San Benito County | $6,500,000 | Property ID: 6743193

John Andreini’s spectacular 2,270± acre horse breeding facility and cattle ranch with extensive equestrian improvements, including cutting pen and roping arena, and numerous residences. Carrying capacity of 90 cow-calf pairs, 80± acres farmed to oats. Plentiful water.

VINEYARD HILL IRRIGABLE GROUND

BEARD FAMILY RANCH

SH A N D ON, CA L I FOR N I A

CA L I E N T E , CA L I FOR N I A

118± acres | San Luis Obispo County $5,000,000 | Property ID: 7090469

5,520± acres | Kern County $4,900,000 | Property ID: 6688041

Vineyard Hill Irrigable Ground is comprised of 100+ acres of irrigated farm ground, a farm house, an employee house, barns and corrals.

Beard Family Ranch is a cattle and recreational ranch comprising 5,520± acres located in eastern Kern County.

NORTH STARR RANCH D E E T H , N E VA DA

3,548± acres | Elko County | $5,750,000 | Property ID: 6156393 A hunter’s and outdoorsman’s paradise located at the base of the Ruby Mountains, North Starr Ranch abounds with limitless opportunities for recreation: hunting, fishing, camping, hiking and beyond. This ranch is utilized as a seasonal cow-calf operation, making it a complete turnkey operation.

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R&B R ANCH $24,000,000

# 201608213

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SISTERS, OREGON – Encompassing 507 acres, this Central Oregon ranch located just five minutes from the charming town of Sisters is a diverse mixture of productive pasture for livestock, high desert pine forest and an irrigated oasis of manicured grounds. RandBRanch-SistersOregon.com pam mayo -phillips & brook havens

MAHOGANY BUTTE R ANCH $8,975,000

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ACRES

PRINEVILLE, OREGON – Mill Creek runs through the property which borders the Ochoco National Forest. The beautiful 4,010-square-foot main home features a saltwater swimming pool overlooking the Mill Creek Valley. Two additional homes, private setting. MahoganyButteRanch-PrinevilleOregon.com pam mayo -phillips & brook havens

BOX S R ANCH $6, 225,000

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BEND, OREGON – Unmatched seclusion and privacy and Cascade Mountain views. Main home, water rights, canyons, stocked ponds, guest home, barn with office and shop, garden and hay barns. This ranch is a one-of-a-kind, recreational lifestyle property! BoxSRanch-BendOregon.com pam mayo -phillips & brook havens

B E N D E Q U E S T R I A N E S TAT E $4, 500,000

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BEND, OREGON – Exquisite timber-frame-style home with massive timbers, vaulted ceilings, open floor plan and custom stonework throughout. Patio overlooks waterfall, stocked pond and Cascade Mountain views. Barns, studio, bunkhouse; borders public land. 66500GerkingMarket-BendOregon.com pam mayo -phillips & brook havens

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Y- B E L L R A N C H $33,000,000

PROPERT Y ID: 7199690

435.8

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CROOK COUNTY, OREGON – The Y Bell Ranch is a stunning, fully-operational cattle operation with expansive Cascade Mountain views. Custom main home, guest house, ranch manager house, original barn, main barn, indoor arena with bar, hay and equipment shed and much more. YBellRanch.com rachel rhoden

6 0 17 S E R E I F R O A D $2, 500,000

76.94

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ACRES

CROOK COUNTY, OREGON – The improvements on this 77 acres include a half pivot, a four-bedroom, three-bathroom home as well as two additional homes, steel corrals and loading chute and a barn/ shop. Cascade Mountain views. rachel rhoden

6722 SW KISSLER ROAD $2, 500,000

PROPERT Y ID: 7273361

186.07

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CROOK COUNTY, OREGON – 186 acres with a full pivot, three-bedroom, two-bathroom home, 48'x80' shop with four 14-foot roll-up doors and a twobedroom, one-bathroom apartment above. Cascade Mountain views rachel rhoden

10 012 SW R E I F ROA D $2, 250,000

155.86

PROPERT Y ID: 7273371

ACRES

CROOK COUNTY, OREGON – 155 acres with a full pivot, three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom home and 15,000-square-foot steel hay shed. Smith Rock views. rachel rhoden

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LAS ANIMAS DE ABIQUIU $625,000

# 201900105

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ABIQUIU, NEW MEXICO – Truly enchanting and extraordinary property with seclusion and privacy. Build your dream home out of adobe clay. A rare parcel that has not been recently on the market. david cordova

MINER AL HILL R ANCH $359,999

# 201702799

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MINERAL HILLS, NEW MEXICO – Amazing forested land with views and tranquility! Camp or build that isolated dream home that you have always wanted. Get away from the city on this incredible land. david cordova

STORRIE LAKE R ANCH $3, 500,000

# 201902598

850

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LAS VEGAS, NEW MEXICO – A premier secluded and private location with beautiful views. Includes a custom ranch-style 7,000-square-foot home situated on pine and pinon-covered mountains. david cordova

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Cr a t e rL a keRe a lt yInc. com Linda Long, Principal Broker/Owner | (541) 891-5562 | Linda@CraterLakeRealtyInc.com 33550 Highway 97 North, Chiloquin, Oregon 97624 | (541) 783-2759 | (541) 783-2724 Fax

SWAN LAKE BASIN R ANCH 1,028± Acres in Klamath County, Oregon

C ROW N N U R SE RY FA R M Organic, top-producing soils, excellent high-volume well, pumps and buried mainline, plus district water. Grows seed potatoes, garlic, strawberries and other specialty crops as well as alfalfa and grain. Two homes, garage, hay shed, older potato shed for storage. Private setting against hillside. Available for planting this season. MLS #3001529

This scenic, productive ranch includes 1,028 acres with 550 acres irrigable from two wells testing 2,700 GPM and 3,000 GPM. Retirement from long-time family operation creates this unique opportunity! Quality soils produce potatoes, alfalfa, grain and grasses for pasture with 18± wheel lines on approximately 420 acres, plus flood irrigation with checks, pipe and risers on approximately 130 acres. 478± acres offers timbered ground ideal for wildlife habitat. Four homes, hay barns, grain bins, shops, feedlot and corrals, irrigation equipment complete this package. MLS #2988428

Property ID: 7019633 | Offered at $2,900,000

Property ID: 5450205 | Offered at $3,950,000

SPEC TAC U L A R PR I VAT E PA ST U R E R A NC H

THE RILEY CREEK R ANCH

479± Acres in Klamath County, Oregon

940± Acres in Klamath County, Oregon

2,184± Acres in Grant County, Oregon

940 acres summering 722 yearlings and 30 pairs. Irrigation well and good district water with pivot, wheel lines, guns and gravity flow for 254.6 acres. Stock water throughout ranch, immaculate turnkey facilities; owners’ three-bedroom, three-bath home, enclosed three-car garage plus three nice rental income homes. Steel corrals, 10,000-pound Powell scale, hydraulic chute, barn, horse barn, shop, equipment storage. Excellent fencing and cross fencing. Owner will carry with approved credit.

Incredible hunting property; elk, mule deer, black bear, mountain lion, bobcat, chukar, quail and antelope. Backing up to Malheur National Forest, this is prime winter range for deer and elk; thousands of dollars of sheds are gathered annually. Two miles of Riley Creek runs through the ranch and provides abundant amounts of water. There are five+ ponds on the ranch that provide stock water for wildlife and livestock. 2,954-square-foot, stick-built home, corrals, shop, barns and weaning lots with bunks. Truly an incredible ranch. MLS# 3003197 Contact MTAnderson@CraterLakeRealtyInc.com

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THUNDER RIVER RANCH A L BA N Y CO UN T Y | W YO M IN G

RED HAWK RANCH

GUN N ISON COUN TY | COLO RADO

26,046± ACRES | PROPERTY ID: 5435396

923± ACRES | PROPERTY ID: 2239797

With over 40 square miles to its credit, the Thunder River Ranch captures the best of Wyoming. Big game hunting and fishing opportunities are unparalleled, and its cattle heritage is as rich as its well-watered grasslands. Well-blocked and extremely private, this ranch is simply breathtaking in its scale and tradition as a true legacy property. $22,975,000

At Red Hawk Ranch, high in the West Elk Mountains near Crested Butte, Colorado, you’ll not only be away from it all, but also above it all. This 923-acre wilderness ranch for sale boasts sweeping views of the magnificent Ohio Creek Valley that will be shared only by you and the eagles. $3,450,000

BANDERITAS CREEK RANCH

PAINT ROCK CANYON RANCH

M O R A C O UN T Y | N E W M E X ICO

3,550± ACRES | PROPERTY ID: 6795317

BIG H ORN COUN TY | WY O MI NG

83,604± ACRES | PROPERTY ID: 4558971

The wildlife-rich Banderitas Creek Ranch is situated along the meandering banks of Banderitas Creek and the Ocate River in northern New Mexico. The Banderitas Creek Ranch is 630 deeded acres, plus an adjoining state lease of 2,920 acres. The environmental mix here has worked out perfectly for this ranch to become a remarkable wildlife mecca. $1,900,000

Easily qualifying as one of the finest all-around large ranches in Wyoming, the 83,604-acre (7,177 deeded) Paint Rock Canyon Ranch will capture your Western imagination. This Western ranch offers the best in fly fishing, big game hunting and agricultural production. $19,950,000

SANDSTONE RIDGE FARM & RANCH

IRON MOUNTAIN RANCH

F R E M O N T CO UN T Y | W YO M IN G

L ARAMIE COUN TY | WY OMI NG

2,100± ACRES | PROPERTY ID: 6599390

20,000± ACRES | PROPERTY ID: 7304730

Located in the heart of one of Wyoming’s greatest agricultural regions, this 2,100-acre farm and ranch needs to be on the radar for anyone looking at a production property of high value, with the added bonus of great hunting on the ranch itself. With a proven track record for excellent income this is a serious contender as a profitable farming/ranching enterprise. $4,500,000

Under one hour north of Cheyenne lies one of Wyoming’s legendary ranches, equally famed for its history, cattle production, big game and fishing. Iron Mountain Ranch, once the stomping grounds of gunman Tom Horn, is 20,000 acres (15,184 deeded) of some of the best-watered grasslands in this part of the state. $16,500,000

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BROKEN BUTT RANCH

RIO ARRIBA COUN TY | NEW MEXI CO

29,142± ACRES | PROPERTY ID: 7032438

16,309± ACRES | PROPERTY ID: 3393551

“World-class” is no exaggeration when describing the exceptional trophy elk hunting on the renowned Southern Cross Ranch in west-central New Mexico. The Southern Cross is indeed a “land of giants,” well-known for amazing numbers of 350- to 400-class bulls that have free access to its 29,142 acres (18,535 deeded). Simply put, the Southern Cross controls over 45 square miles of the finest trophy elk habitat anywhere. $14,950,000

Never before offered on the market, the 16,309-acre Broken Butt Ranch in northern New Mexico easily qualifies as one of the largest remaining elk-rich mountain ranches in the state. Named for a rifle with a broken stock found on the ranch in the early 1900s, Broken Butt Ranch has a long history of careful management as a joint cattle and hunting property. $32,000,000

WHITMIRE RANCH L O V E CO UN T Y | O K L AHO M A

CITADEL RANCH

H UERFAN O COUN TY | COLORADO

470± ACRES

17,520± ACRES | PROPERTY ID: 7188711

The Whitmire Ranch is 470± acres of rolling grassland dotted with hundreds of mature pecan and oak trees. The ranch is well-equipped as either a cattle or horse estate. The property will be auctioned in four tracts and combinations ranging from 20± acre home to 318± acre executive estate with extensive horse facilities. AUCTION September 17th.

Stretching from the 6,800-foot sweeping grasslands in the east to over 10,000 feet on the forested slopes to the west, this 17,520-acre (14,800± deeded) ranch encompasses numerous life zones that are perfectly suited to an abundance of wildlife that is simply amazing. $25,500,000

CAÑONES CREEK RANCH

WAKARA RIVER RANCH

R I O A R R IB A CO UN T Y | N E W M E X ICO

RIO BL AN CO COUN TY | CO LO RADO

518± ACRES | PROPERTY ID: 3442825

The White River Country near Meeker, Colorado, has long been known as some of the finest territory in the state for producing quality hay, abundant big game and second-to-none fly fishing, and the Wakara River Ranch excels in all three. Buyers looking for a smaller working cattle/hay ranch with trophy fishing and big game hunting will want to take a serious look at this 132-acre gem. $3,200,000

132± ACRES | PROPERTY ID: 6216932 Don’t tell a soul, but one of New Mexico’s best trout fishing secrets lies in the heart of the Chama Valley between Santa Fe and Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Cañones Creek Ranch is 518 acres brimming with trout fishing possibilities in five lunker-filled ponds and 1.25 miles of the productive Chama River. $4,950,000

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2,605± Total Acres | Buffalo, WY | $4,300,000 This private ranch has live water and its own mountain, located next to the Bighorn Mountains in the French Creek valley just a short drive from town. This spectacular ranch will support a small herd of cows and offers lots of recreation and hunting opportunities. For the equestrian enthusiast, this ranch offers miles of beautiful riding from the creek bottom to mountain. It borders Bighorn Vista Ranch, which could be purchased with this ranch.

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806± Total Acres | Buffalo, WY | $3,100,000 At the end of the road, tucked into the Bighorn Mountain foothills, you’ll find this very private recreation ranch that will support a small herd of livestock. Hunting and fishing opportunities abound from Upper French Creek, all the way to the top of its mountain, where you can overlook the surrounding landscape for dozens of miles. History buffs will relish the interesting history, from Plains Indians tepee rings to the early Wyoming homesteads.

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429± Total Acres | Glenrock, WY | $2,900,000 Incredible fishing and hunting ranch with a beautiful custom log home overlooking the creek. Root Creek Pond offers great stillwater fishing while Box Elder Creek offers blue-ribbon fly fishing for browns and rainbows. This ranch is very near thousands of acres of public land for more fishing, hunting and outdoor recreation. This ranch is 30 minutes from Casper or Douglas, Wyoming, and 2.5–3 hours from the Colorado front range.

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Gather your family or your corporate group and come enjoy the best of Wyoming. This magnificent mountain-front hunting, fishing and cattle ranch has been in the same family since the 1940s. It has a full set of improvements including classic cabins, barns and even a swimming pool for fun and relaxation. Loaded with wildlife, beauty and fun.

This ranch is a true cast and blast, fishing and hunting property. A tailwater ranch, located immediately below the Tongue River Dam and only 35 minutes from Sheridan, Wyoming, this ranch offers opportunities for amazing rugged hunting and superb fishing without being too remote. It has irrigated hay meadows and food plot acreage to enhance it.

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Extremely productive irrigated land located in the “sweet spot” between Sheridan and Big Horn, Wyoming. Abundant water rights, along with underground springs provide numerous opportunities. Currently, the land is producing hay and there is a modest home; however, this could make a tremendous small ranch/homesite and can be combined with 640 more acres to the west.

A remarkable gem of a property located in the foothills of the Bighorn Mountains of Story, Wyoming, that offers great views all around, privacy, lots of natural water, diverse terrain, lush vegetation and is rich with wildlife. It is near the national forest and there is good access to the property.

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169± Total Acres | Sheridan, WY | $1,388,600

27± Total Acres | Banner, WY | $1,250,000

Land only with irrigation and many nice building sites, all with front row views of the beautiful Bighorn Mountains. This land is part of the historic Tate horse operation, is very private and is situated in the Soldier Creek Valley west of Sheridan. Land like this seldom comes on the market; it is truly a beautiful property that was home to Bob Tate’s horse operations for decades.

A compact equestrian property complete with great home and guest cabins, plus full amenities for horses with refurbished historic barn, round pen, corrals and full-size arena. The ranch is irrigated, has two creeks running through it, and it’s located only 11± miles from Sheridan, Wyoming. Access is quick and convenient to town.

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Price Reduced

Singing River Ranch

Crystal Creek Ranch

6,100± Acres in Huerfano County, Colorado

3,460± Acres in Moffat & Rio Blanco Counties, Colorado

Singing River Ranch is one of Colorado’s most scenic, exclusive and pristine ranches, nestled in a protected river valley at the base of Blanca Peak in the Sangre De Cristo Range. This approximately 6,100-acre ranch has end-of-theroad privacy walled by mountains on either side with rivers, creeks and ponds, alpine terrain, irrigated meadows, rolling hills and glades of aspen, pine, spruce and fir. It represents one of the last private holdings in this spectacular valley with views of surrounding 14,000-foot peaks and adjoining national forest and wilderness that rival the Alps and Andes. Contact Ken Mirr.

One of the finest combinations of exceptional privacy, live water, wildlife and yearround access ever offered in the Mountain West, the Crystal Creek Ranch is located one hour from Steamboat Springs in the majestic Williams Fork River basin of northwest Colorado. This 3,460± deeded-acre legacy ranch boasts over seven miles of pristine live water and is surrounded by the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest and BLM on three sides. The ranch is also home to North America’s largest elk herd. Contact Mike McGarry.

$16,500,000

$9,750,000

Property ID: 6164268

Property ID: 6743335

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Pole Mountain Ranch C Cross C Ranch

2,300± Acres in Converse County, Wyoming

The C Cross C Ranch represents a rare opportunity to acquire one of the last remaining trophy ranches in one of Colorado’s most desirable areas, just 20 minutes from the resort town of Steamboat Springs. The ranch includes 2,126± deeded acres, almost one and a half miles of the Upper Yampa River, historic water rights irrigating lush hay fields, unobstructed views of the Flat Tops Wilderness and year-round access. Contact Daniel Carter.

Located in the heart of the Laramie Mountains near the headwaters of Boxelder Creek and within some of the most coveted views in the Laramie Range, lies the 2,300-total-acre Pole Mountain Ranch. Towering granite rock outcroppings, aspen-filled draws and old growth timber-covered hillsides complement the developed meadows and irrigation that dot this incredible alpine landscape. World-class recreational opportunities within one of Wyoming’s greatest elk areas round out this trophy property that includes immaculately maintained and newly remodeled improvements. Contact Jared Souza.

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$8,000,000

Property ID: 5938548

Property ID: 7327266

2,126± Acres in Routt County, Colorado

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Oak Ridge Ranch

Trout Creek Ranch

3,558± Acres in Montrose County, Colorado

1,896± Acres in Stillwater County, Montana

Oak Ridge Ranch is a classic 3,558± deeded acre Colorado intermountain recreation and production property. The landscape is gently sloping with beautiful meadows and aspen trees.  This is a fabulous hunting property with loads of deer and elk, and over-the-counter tags (elk) for residents and non-residents. The BLM trailhead for the Black Canyon of the Gunnison is only a few hundred yards from the property boundary. Contact Jeff Hubbard or Pat Lancaster.

Situated on the eastern front of Montana’s iconic Beartooth Mountain Range lies Trout Creek Ranch, a remote refuge that offers true “end-of-the-road” seclusion and privacy. With 1,896 deeded acres, the property offers pristine habitat for a plethora of wildlife, big game and upland bird hunting, two miles of Trout Creek, as well as historic improvements that have been thoughtfully reconstructed to offer modern comforts and conveniences. Contact Daniel Carter.

$5,750,000

$3,200,000

Property ID: 6054278

Property ID: 5938547

Gore Canyon Ranch 19,000± Acres in Grand County, Montana The Gore Canyon Ranch resides in the coveted 19,000-acre Grand River Ranch in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Situated only two miles from Kremmling, this community of ranches was designed for those who wish to own a ranch but desire access to resort-class amenities like the artfully crafted main lodge, private fishing cabins, and equestrian facilities. The 337-acre Gore Canyon Ranch sits on the southern end of the community atop the Gore Canyon with the sound of the Colorado River raging below. The property is the perfect canvas for future owners to build their dream home with an existing trail system, driveway, underground electricity and well site. Contact Haley Mirr or Ken Mirr.

Elk Creek Ranch Member/Owner Opportunities Available in Rio Blanco County, Colorado This private sporting club is one of the most exclusive fly-fishing and hunting communities in the world. Along the banks of the legendary White River, Elk Creek Ranch is comprised of 2,850 total deeded acres and has access to more than 25 miles of private trout water. Purchase of a parcel includes membership with unparalleled luxury and club amenities. Offering eight distinctive properties. Contact Ken Mirr or Daniel Carter. STARTING AT

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Property ID: 7327267

Property ID: 7327365 • 7054687 • 7054686 • 7054685 • 6665556 • 7054684 • 5571605 • 5605263

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Black Hills Hidden Treasures! IF YOU’RE LUCKY ENOUGH TO LIVE IN THE BLACK HILLS, YOU’RE LUCKY ENOUGH!

26850 Stage Stop Road 10± ACRES | CUSTER COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA | $999,000 | PROPERTY ID: 6104883 Feel at one with nature and rest in the common lands in Canyon Rim Ranch. Bring your horses so you can enjoy endless rides in the gorgeous canyon!

11141 Raspberry Heights

11575 Deerfield Road

10232 Stolen Kiss

13.26± ACRES | LAWRENCE COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA

58.01± ACRES | PENNINGTON COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA

160± ACRES | LAWRENCE COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA

Million-dollar views! Exclusive 7,600-square-foot home.

East Slate Prairie Creek; surrounded by USFS.

Off-the-grid beauty! Pristine acres surrounded by USFS.

$1,449,000 | PROPERTY ID: 7067993

$795,000 | PROPERTY ID: 7226055

$999,000 | PROPERTY ID: 7214351

11892 Katherine Court

25176 Tooth Acres Trail

Bunny Drive

3.75± ACRES | CUSTER COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA

24.87± ACRES | CUSTER COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA

292.5± ACRES | FALL RIVER COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA

An 1885 barn transformed into an amazing home!

Black Hills dream setting. Spring-fed pond and home!

Price reduced! Angostora Reservoir area development.

$875,000 | PROPERTY ID: 5567117

$869,000 | PROPERTY ID: 7269804

$2,999,999 | PROPERTY ID: 6552110

You Gotta Have Faith! FAITH LEWIS, BROKER ASSOCIATE 605.863.0725 | FaithLewis@kw.com View All Properties: LandsofAmerica.com/member/1073979

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Beautiful Horse Properties RIDE THE BEAUTIFUL BLACK HILLS!

Castle Creek

Beaver Creek

80± ACRES | PENNINGTON COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA

80± ACRES | CUSTER COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA

One-of-a-kind land in the Deerfield Lake area.

Beautiful Black Hills with Beaver Creek! Bountiful wildlife.

$599,000 | PROPERTY ID: 5904687

$519,900 | PROPERTY ID: 6615757

Beautiful Acres

28025 Cascade Road

41.46± ACRES | CUSTER COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA

24± ACRES | FALL RIVER COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA

Beautiful acres, spring-fed pond, beautiful views and primitive rustic cabin to enjoy.

Slip away from the world to this 24-acre Wild West hacienda.

$829,200 | PROPERTY ID: 7323479

$574,900 | PROPERTY ID: 7242265

Executive Estate

Circle K Ranch

31.94± ACRES | PENNINGTON COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA

14.74± ACRES | CUSTER COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA

Schad home plus equestrian facilities and extra land for additional privacy.

Property offered three ways! Bordering USFS.

$1,320,000 | PROPERTY ID: 6995554

$1,300,000 | PROPERTY ID: 6183965

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Suwannee River Ag Land 241± ACRES HAMILTON COUNTY, FLORIDA PROPERTY ID: 2950037 Gorgeous property with pine, oaks and other natural habitats. Deer, turkey and other Florida wildlife species call this property home. Includes 1.25± miles of frontage on the Suwannee River, a major river in southern Georgia and northern Florida that is a total of 266± miles long. $795,000 or $3,300 per acre

Old Starke Road Ranch 300± ACRES PUTNAM COUNTY, FLORIDA PROPERTY ID: 7318509 Farmers, ranchers, equestrian, high-fenced game operations, recreational enthusiasts and other land buyers, this is the opportunity for you! Currently being utilized for horse and cattle ranching and previously for goat farming. Perfect for a recreational buyer. High-tension transmission lines run through the southwest corner of this property, making it a good candidate for solar power. $1,197,000 or $3,900 per acre

Hog Bay Farm 1,387± ACRES DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA PROPERTY ID: 7304447 1,387± gross acres and 1,300± net acres of tillable land with seven wells. Formerly used for an organic citrus operation, it has been used for the farming of alternative crops and can offer potential income streams from various uses. A high-tension transmission line runs the northern boundary of the property, and given the amount of usable acreage, the subject site would work nicely as a solar farm. $7,351,100 or $5,300 per acre

Middle Haw Creek Ranch & Timberland 1,200± ACRES FLAGLER COUNTY, FLORIDA PROPERTY ID: 5850089 Whether you are an avid outdoor enthusiast, a hunter, a cattle rancher or a timber investor, this property offers it all. The property is located near large metropolitan areas and Florida’s east coast. The land can be described as “Old Florida” Pine Flatwoods with scattered cypress heads, oak hammocks and palmetto stands. Hunting, fishing, camping and other outdoor activities are readily available and ideal for this site. NOW: $5,040,000 or $4,200 per acre WAS: $5,880,000 or $4,900 per acre

Residential Development Land 1,386± ACRES LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROPERTY ID: 2917314 Two parcels with a yield potential of 1,140 to 1,340 total residential units. Land has been annexed into the City of Mascotte. Parcel 1: 304 acres, ideal for mixed use. Parcel 2: 1,082 acres, rural residential with one unit per acre (900–1,000 units for the property). $9,009,000 or $6,500 per acre for both Parcel 1: $1,976,000; Parcel 2: $7,033,000

Headwaters Ranch 180± ACRES LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROPERTY ID: 2770997 Easy access to Orlando, Sanford and east coast beaches. Ranching, ag. opportunities, hunting and fishing opportunities galore. Small lake and mobile homes. Borders thousands of acres of government-owned lands. $810,000 or $4,500 per acre

M A U R Y L . C A R T E R & A S S O C I AT E S , I N C . has sold over 200,000 acres of land and has closed over $1 billion in transactions over the past 35+ years. Since January 1, 2012, we’ve sold over 49,902± acres and closed over $500 million in transactions (over 4,728± acres and $73,032,680 in 2018). Our core competencies include brokerage, land investments and land management.

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New Listing

Big Horn Pivot Farm

Camp 1 Farm

94 8± ACRES • $3,300,000 • YELLOWSTONE COUNTY, MONTANA

9,500± ACRES • $3,440,000 • BIGHORN COUNTY, MONTANA

This farm has 607± irrigated acres with 542 acres under Zimmatic

Within an hour’s drive from Billings, Montana, the Camp 1 Farm

pivots, with the ability to irrigate an additional 149 dryland acres.

consists of 4,300± deeded acres and 5,200± leased acres. With over

With its access, location and ample water, this truly is a prime piece

8,000 acres of cropland on some of Montana’s richest soils, this farm

of farm ground in an area where farm ground is hard to come by.

is competitively priced in our current market.

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Green Hills Ranch

Three Pines Ranch

3,990± ACRES • $3,900,000 • GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY, MONTANA

9,060± ACRES • $8,900,000 • GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY, MONTANA

The location of these 3,350 deeded acres and 640 state leased acres

Three pivots, 11 drilled wells, Painted Robe Creek and Musselshell

along with the irrigated ground, improved pastures, exceptional

River frontage and its location in the Bull Mountains provide an ideal

water rights, including Musselshell River rights and Deadman’s

setting for ranching or hunting. The current owners have harvested

Basin Water, would make this an outstanding purebred operation.

180-inch whitetail, huge mule deer and world-class bull elk.

Price Reduced

Big Ox Bottom Ranch

Robidou Ranch

828± ACRES • $5,700,000 • YELLOWSTONE COUNTY, MONTANA

3,322± ACRES • $2,150,000 • MEAGHER COUNTY, MONTANA

This 828-deeded-acre ranch provides it all. With approximately

The Robidou Ranch is located in Martinsdale, Montana, and consists

501 irrigated acres along with 2.6+ miles of the Famed Big Horn

of 1,598 deeded acres and 1,724 state leased acres. Ample water off

River, this property provides excellent habitat for a wide variety of

both Daisy Dean Creek and Mud Creek allows the current owners

species. The fishing possibilities on the Big Horn River are endless.

to produce a substantial amount of feed on 170+ irrigated acres.

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Find your bliss...

Life on the Umpqua.

1081 Umpqua College Road

Steamboat Falls, North Umpqua River

1055 Melrose Heights

6.41± Acres • Umpqua Valley, Oregon • $1,299,950

50.86± Acres • Umpqua Valley, Oregon • $1,295,000

Life on the Umpqua! One-of-a-kind estate on 6.41 acres with over 334 feet of North Umpqua River frontage with private boat ramp. Full-length patio takes in the river and mountain views! Property ID: 7134276

Amazing custom-built ridgetop home with spectacular views of the surrounding foothills and valley. With 50+ acres, enjoy privacy and tranquility from this lodge-style home. Property ID: 7011068

121 Boatwatch Lane

1.35± Acres • Umpqua Valley, Oregon • $850,000

Distinguished home with impressive views of the Umpqua Valley and the North Umpqua River! Double door entry leads you into the home with 14+ foot ceilings and views from every window! Property ID: 7177961

155 Upper Camp Loop Road

160± Acres • Umpqua Valley, Oregon • $1,799,000

Beautiful lodge-style estate nestled in your own private forested retreat on 160 acres! Spacious bedrooms, guest quarters, manicured grounds with gated entrance, pond and trails. Property ID: 5574611

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180 Akin Lane

2.16± Acres • Umpqua Valley, Oregon • $799,900

This custom Mediterranean-style home sits on just over two acres on the North Umpqua River. River patio, in-ground swimming pool, fenced garden, finished shop and covered RV parking! Property ID: 6989925

130 Cross Creek

7± Acres • Umpqua Valley, Oregon • $1,500,000

Ultimate custom home for the most selective buyers! This impressive and expansive home sits on seven+ acres with many upgrades. Large spacious rooms with boundless views of mountains and vineyard. Property ID: 5683650

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Binford Jennings, Broker BEVERLY-HANKS.COM • BINFORD@BEVERLY-HANKS.COM • 828.707.6442

Acreage with French Broad River Access

32 Mountain Vista Drive Overlooking Downtown Asheville

15.31± ACRES IN BUNCOMBE COUNTY

.94± ACRES IN BUNCOMBE COUNTY

NORTH CAROLINA • $1,000,000

NORTH CAROLINA • $139,000

This parcel of land consists of 15.31 acres, platted as nine lots by LandDesign. Assets include approval by city for water and natural gas connections, as well as elevation providing views of the French Broad River and common area riverfront for use by owners of lots in the subdivision, plus it’s adjacent to Blue Ridge Parkway. Five minutes to shopping and movies of Biltmore Park, and 10 minutes to downtown Asheville. Assets that cannot be beat! Property ID: 6329118

Five minutes from downtown Asheville, gorgeous building lot with long-range views of Blue Ridge Mountains and, at night, twinkling city lights far below your deck. Architect owner’s house plans and elevations attached for the ideal home right off Town Mountain Road. At home on top of the mountain, yet only five minutes from all the finest eateries and watering holes. Unbelievable! Must see to believe. Water meter already in place for city water and fourbedroom septic perk test done and on file with the county. Property ID: 6653668

191 Elk Mountain Scenic Highway

Private 66 Lake Town Lane Three-Acre Lot

1.5± ACRES IN BUNCOMBE COUNTY

3.19± ACRES IN BUNCOMBE COUNTY

NORTH CAROLINA • $250,000

NORTH CAROLINA • $675,000

Gently sloping, easy build, 1.5-acre lot in established neighborhood with long-range winter views, near Robinhood Road at 191 Elk Mountain Scenic Highway. Originally Thom’s Estate’s highest elevation lot. Two minutes from the well-known and loved Grove Park Inn. Five minutes from downtown Asheville, one minute from restaurants and grocery stores. City water and sewer. No HOA fees.

Long-range views of the Great Smoky Mountain Range and the Blue Ridge Mountains as a panorama of over 220 degrees from this gentle, easy-build lot. Walking trails make this a park-like, private estate, possible to gate and located on a private cul-de-sac. One-in-a-million sort of lot, no longer easy to find only eight minutes to downtown Asheville. Located in established and loved Reynolds Mountain Village.

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Spectacular mountains and major trout stream valley. Numerous streams throughout. Minutes from major resort town.

A unique geographically positioned mountain timber ranch just minutes from the major resort town of McCall.

5,772± DEEDED ACRES • $11,415,390 • PROPERT Y ID: 7323848

2,235± DEEDED ACRES • $2,793,750 • PROPERT Y ID: 7047077

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This ranch is essentially two ranches in one. A rolling pasture, good grass ranch combined with a rugged, timber high mountain ranch ideal for hunting. Will divide.

This expansive cattle ranch dominates the Sprague River valley, while 16 miles of the Sprague River—along with Meryl Creek—provide world-class trout fishing.

5,710.6± DEEDED ACRES • $12,250,000 • PROPERT Y ID: 6046217

15,620± DEEDED ACRES • $23,350,000 • PROPERT Y ID: 5850520

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Large timbered mountain range spanning a major drainage divide with 10 streams and rivers. Overlooks the town of McCall. Unique first-time offering.

With its abundant water and excellent grass for grazing, Bull Mountain Ranch is easily one of the best elk hunting ranches on the market. Will divide.

30,912± DEEDED ACRES • $1,995 PER ACRE • PROPERTY ID: 5145525

12,467± DEEDED ACRES • $14,750,000 • PROPERT Y ID: 4313540

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Rancho San Carlos Montecito, California – Reginald Johnson estate built in 1931 with features that include 10 residential cottages, an office, producing orchards and extensive equestrian facilities. $75,000,000 | #18-3461 | 237± Acres

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El Mirador Estate Montecito, California – Part of the historic El Mirador Estate with legendary Japanese gardens, a large building site, a 1918 gate house and private water, making this a one-of-a-kind opportunity to own your own piece of Montecito history. $12,500,000 | #18-4351 | 13.73± Acres

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Rancho San Leandro Montecito, California – This ocean-view property is undergoing a complete renovation on an adobe house, built circa 1850, and the Monterey House, a separate two-story guest wing with an adjacent library, exercise studio and three-car garage. $12,670,000 | #19-1702 | 5.83± Acres

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Rancho Monte A legre Carpinteria, California – A level parcel in the exclusive Rancho Monte Alegre offers expansive views. The proposed house and barn were designed by Shubin + Donaldson with the building pad already designated and cleared, and a new well was installed. $4,000,000 | #18-4121 | 9± Acres

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Two Great Horse Farms within an Hour of Nashville

Property ID: 7085966

1020 DOZIER BOAT DOCK ROAD A SHL AND CIT Y ARE A · Arena with 36 Stalls · Round Pen, Lighted Rings and Gallop · Multiple Ponds · 9 Paddocks Plus Large Field · Great Building Site Overlooking the River · Boat Launch Ramp 1/2 Mile

Both of these properties have nice suitable building sites (with power and water) and would make great personal farms, boarding operations or event facilities. Visit TravisRobeson.com for more details.

Property ID: 7140625

1848 MCDANIEL HOLLOW ROAD POPUL AR CORNERSVILLE ARE A · 100'x225’ Arena with 7 Stalls · Multiple Ponds, Rolling Pasture · Luxury Apartment in Barn · 127 Acres with Long Road Frontage · Purchase Whole or 20 Acres with Barn · Homesite with Amazing Views

Call the Man who Loves the Land Travis Robeson Properties

615-944-3909 | 615-263-4800 twrobeson@gmail.com | www.TravisRobeson.com For regular updates, follow me on Instagram @TravisRobesonLand

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BLACK HILLS AREA PROPERTIES JIM PEDERSON, BROKER | (307) 746-2083 | ARNOLDREALTY.COM 505 WEST MAIN STREET, NEWCASTLE, WYOMING 82701

BEAVER CREEK PRESERVE

OAK CREEK RETREAT

LYTLE CREEK RANCH

927± ACRES FOUR CORNERS, WYOMING

186± ACRES ALADDIN, WYOMING

1,160± ACRES HULETT, WYOMING

Captivating Black Hills setting in elk country with two miles of live stream, trout pond, excellent wildlife habitat and adjacent to a vast amount of public lands. 927 deeded acres and 310-acre BLM lease. A private wilderness. $1,625,000

Impressive 186-acre Black Hills property with a one-of-a-kind home that combines maximum efficiency with detailed elegance. Also has a guest house, barn and shop. This handsome country estate has live water. $1,387,000

Picturesque setting in the Bear Lodge Mountains. Has a mountain stream, and the entire eastern side borders national forest. Outstanding scenery, live water, abundant wildlife and access to public lands. $3,480,000

JIM WAYNE CANYON

AMERADA DIVIDE RANCH

ELBARBEE RANCH

160± ACRES SUNDANCE, WYOMING

17,147± TOTAL ACRES CASPER, WYOMING

1,047± ACRES NEWCASTLE, WYOMING

160-acre mountain property on the western side of the Bear Lodge Mountains. Adjacent to Black Hills National Forest and state land. Excellent wildlife habitat for elk, deer and turkey. Seclusion and access to public land. $560,000

Hard-grass ranch with 17,147± acres, including 15,540± deeded acres and a 1,607± acre BLM permit. Trophy mule deer and excellent antelope habitat. Numerous water sources, two sets of corrals and a scale. $7,700,000

1,047 acres in a picturesque Black Hills setting along Stockade Beaver Creek. Has a customcrafted log home in a private setting. Also has a horse barn with guest apartment, shop, equipment shed and machine shed. $3,800,000

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Hungry Hill Tree Farm 336± ACRES • LINN COUNTY, OREGON • $2,399,000 This beautiful tree farm offers exciting possibilities: investment, hunting/recreation, two rural homesites and more. Only nine miles to I-5. A 2017 timber cruise, adjusted for growth, estimates volume in timber 32 years and older to be 2,400 MBF. The next five to 10 years will produce dramatic volume and value growth. Property ID: 6317996

Nickel Mountain Ranch 1,140± ACRES • DOUGLAS COUNTY, OREGON • $1,499,000 Escape it all! Hunting, camping, trail riding—an ATVer’s paradise! Plus it has an estimated 2,600 net MBF harvestable timber with many times that much volume growing into merchantable size over the next several years. Ideal for selective logging. Only $1,315 per acre! Minutes from I-5. Property ID: 7068321

Mosby Creek AG Land 208± ACRES • LANE COUNTY, OREGON • $1,350,000 208 acres of fertile agricultural land with very senior water rights for 179 acres. 131 acres are enclosed with a seven to eight-foot deer fence. A three-bay shop with electric, phone and plumbing provides a base for operations. It is well suited for livestock, orchards, hemp and much more. Property ID: 6064576

Templeton Tree Farm 180± ACRES • LANE COUNTY, OREGON • $659,000 180 acres of fast growing Doug-fir ranging from seven to 20 years old. 12 miles from Junction City. Three tax lots with good road system provides great access to all lots. Land has level to gentle sloping ground for easy logging. Possible vineyard or agricultural use. Property ID: 6894186

The Natural Choice For Forest Land Real Estate

Fred Sperry

Jean Sperry

Lauren Read

Jill Cogley

Principal Broker, Owner

Vice President, Owner

Broker (Homes & Land)

Bookkeeper, Staff Support

Fred@NWForestProperties.com

Lauren@NWForestProperties.com

William (Bill) Marre Forester, Broker Bill@NWForestProperties.com

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mossyoak properties.com S t a c y Tu r n e y, Q u a l i f y i n g B r o k e r | 5 7 5 . 8 0 8 . 0 1 4 4 P a u l Tu r n e y, A s s o c i a t e B r o k e r & O w n e r | 5 7 5 . 8 0 8 . 0 1 3 4

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EL CAPITAN RANCH

55,439.22± AC R E S • $11,000,000 L I N CO L N & S O CO R RO CO U N T I E S, N EW M E X I CO

24,442± AC R E S • $14,250,000 L I N CO L N CO U N T Y, N EW M E X I CO

The 100 Ranch offers big game hunting opportunities with elk, mule deer, antelope, oryx and mountain lion in the area. This working ranch is currently permitted by the BLM for 1,200 Animal Units, so there is opportunity for cattle production as well. Amenities include four mobile homes, barn, shop, scales and equipment, six water wells, solar and electric, extensive pipelines feeding numerous water storage systems with game and livestock drinkers, four sets of working corrals and 38 dirt tanks. The acreage is comprised of 15,941± deeded acres, 9,208.22± state lease land and 30,290± BLM. Located 20 miles northwest of Carrizozo, New Mexico. Co-listed with Scott McNally, Bar M Real Estate 575.420.1237, or call Paul Turney, Mossy Oak Properties 575.808.0134.

The El Capitan Ranch on the north face of the Capitan Mountain is 24,442 acres of unbridled beauty. Scenic ponderosa pines in a park-like setting with springs and water rights. Wildlife abounds in this setting with deer, elk, turkey, bear and mountain lion. Elevation ranges from 6,000 feet to as high as 8,000 feet where the summer is cool and the winter is mild. Located in Lincoln County, New Mexico, and only 35 miles to the destination resort Village of Ruidoso, New Mexico. 11,708 acres is deeded land and the balance is a Lincoln National Forest Allotment. This is a year-round ranch for your enjoyment and located in Unit 37, a prime elk and mule deer hunting area. Twelve miles of highway frontage, six water wells, a four-bedroom lodge, metal barn and more. Breathtaking views and pride of ownership while owning this property.

Property ID: 7366883

Property ID: 3800219

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VISTA DEL MALPAI RANCH

14.39± ACRES • $2,950,000 • LINCOLN COUNT Y, NEW MEXICO

291.8± ACRES • $995,000 • LINCOLN COUNT Y, NEW MEXICO

White fencing surrounds the property with elegance, and a stucco fence takes in the front yard of the luxury home. The main home was designed for grand entertaining with superior architectural detail and a swimming pool. The equestrian facilities include two heated horse barns, foaling stalls, standard stalls, heated drinkers and rubber mats.

Named for its view of the fascinating Valley of Fires lava flow, this ranch is nestled on the Tularosa Basin at 5,340 feet elevation in the shadow of two mountain ranges with unobstructed panoramic views. The ranch features 292 acres, a classic Californiastyle ranch house, swimming pool, tennis courts and outstanding horse facilities.

Property ID: 6181592

Property ID: 6170202

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HANK MCPHERSON, PROPERTY MANAGER

Matt @ WildernessRealty.com | 207 944 0510

Hank@McPhersonTimberlands.com | 207 944 2947

1,610± Acres Be av er C o v e, M a i n e

• OWN AN ENTIRE MOUNTAIN • ABUTS MAINE’S UNBROKEN WILDERNESS • ONLY 6 MILES FROM SERVICES

• FRONTAGE ON MAINE’S LARGEST LAKE • GEM OF THE NORTH • LOW TAXES

Divided Into Several Tracts 5.56 Miles on Moosehead L ake For More Information Visit

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A unique ownership and investment opportunity in Maine sitting on the edge and part of the largest privately-owned forest in the United States. It really is a one-of-a-kind property, having a managed forest, an entire mountain (Burnt Jacket Mountain), access by an excellent interior road system and over five miles of frontage on Moosehead Lake. Beaver Cove is a residential community developed by a timber company in the late 1960s. There are over 300 mostly lakefront residences with about 80 year-round residents. Real estate taxes are some of the lowest in the state of Maine. Moosehead Lake is one of the largest lakes in the northeast at 40 miles long and 20 miles wide. The water is crystal clear, over 100 feet deep in many places, and nearly 70 percent of the shoreline is protected from development.


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RIVER BEND RANCH • $1,682,000

SPRING BLUFF RANCH • $3,300,000

A new limestone and pipe-fenced entry leads to an inviting home and large entertainment pavilion among gorgeous, mature oaks and native hardwoods on the high-bank side of the Trinity River adjoining Big Thicket National Preserve. Used for livestock production and recreational activities, the property is less than an hour from Houston.

Really pretty Hill Country diamond ideally located between Wimberley and Dripping Springs on Ranch Road 12 offering bottom land, hardwood trees, creeks, springs, seeps, bluffs and flat-top hills with grand views for building sites. Big, high-end neighbors. Ideal for vineyard. Less than an hour to San Antonio or Austin. Unique opportunity. Will divide.

170± ACRES | LIBERTY COUNTY, TEXAS | PROPERTY ID: 6862851

275± ACRES | HAYS COUNTY, TEXAS | PROPERTY ID: 6862360

ROLLING OAK RANCH • $1,831,500

LA PALOMA RANCH • $907,500

Cattle country with large hardwoods and open grass land highlighted with creeks, a spring that no one has seen go dry and seeps. Great access while being very private; working pens, holding traps, electricity and well. Native game is abundant. Really nice ranch. $5,500 per acre.

Gentle hilltop with endless views overlooking rolling improved pasture, fertile fields and three large stock tanks just an hour south of San Antonio in the middle of cattle country and world-class dove hunting. Great ranch in a great location.

333± ACRES | FAYETTE COUNTY, TEXAS | PROPERTY ID: 6696735

275± ACRES | KARNES COUNTY, TEXAS | PROPERTY ID: 6478826

200 Northcrest Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78213

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One of Union County's finest estates, featuring over 5,500 square feet of custom living space, 1,379 square feet of deck space and a 3,080 square foot shop/barn that is any equestrian enthusiast’s dream. No expense was spared. The home offers the finest finishes and amenities featuring a

• 5 Bedrooms • 3.5 Bathrooms • Built-in Hot Tub • Outdoor Fireplace • RV/Boat Storage

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gourmet kitchen, outdoor kitchen and fireplace and breathtaking views from the master. While the house and 10.43± acres it sits on are currently under contract, an additional 220± acres with water rights is available for purchase.


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METHOW RANCH FOR SALE

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Enjoy the ultimate paradise in the breathtaking Methow Valley, home to the largest mule deer herd in Washington State. Fly into your own private 2,600-foot irrigated lawn grass runway. Spend your time ranching, hunting, fishing, horseback riding or snowmobiling or just relaxing on the large deck and soaking in the hot tub while

Natural Beauty gazing at spectacular night skies. This rare property has McFarland Creek frontage, three ponds and adjudicated first-class water rights dating to 1891. Enjoy the solitude of being flanked on three sides by the USFS. NRCS

classified the rich, deep soils as rare and unique. The ranch has been used for a commercial cow-calf operation, hay, vegetable and vegetable seed production. This is the first time available in 46 years of continuous ownership.

PLE A SE E X PLOR E O U R W EB SI TE F O R MO R E I N F O R M AT IO N : M E TH OWR AN CH F O R S ALE .COM PR I C E : $1,9 9 9,9 9 5 | C O N TAC T J E F F R E Y Z WAR AT J Z WAR51 @G MAI L .C O M

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also a spectacular development opportunity with approvals for town road to expand through the property and permits in place for filling low areas, adding an additional pond, adding piers for water access and clearing waterfront views. Also includes a park-like area with pavilion.


45 Canopy Lane 32± Acres in Georgetown, Maine • MLS #1402228 • $635,000 • Property ID: 6508633 Wildlife abounds in this private island setting with views of Robinhood Cove. Wake up in the morning to the scent of the ocean and Maine's coniferous trees. Your own private pond to fish (ice fishing or warm weather fishing) and kayak, yet only minutes from the sea/beach. Trail systems to hike on throughout as it abuts conservation land on three sides. This custom-built home is only three years old with quality finishes, tastefully designed and high efficiency. This property includes 32± acres and a yurt. This could be your family compound or getaway. Located on the friendly and picturesque island of Georgetown, Maine, home of Five Islands Lobster Company and minutes to the boat launch.

Equestrian Center 49± Acres in Brunswick, Maine • MLS #1412781 • $2,250,0 0 0 • Property ID: 6856145 The possibilities are endless with this one-of-a-kind property. This amazing equestrian facility is located minutes from all amenities yet is private on 49+ acres with waterfront on Upper New Meadows. Also located on the property is a 14+ stall barn with a 90’x180’ indoor riding arena, an antique cape, ranch house, a warehouse with eight+ stalls and indoor arena, two ponds, many paddocks, two show rings, an indoor arena with all amenities including hot water in the wash station, in-ground pool, lots of acreage and mature plantings.

Paula Hersom, Realtor Maine's Rockin' Realtor • Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage 207-837-0608 • paula.hersom@nemoves.com • paulahersom.cbintouch.com View All Properties: LandsofAmerica.com/member/1430746

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GEORGIA LAND BROKERAGE T I M B E R L A N D | F A R M S | R E C R E AT I O N | C O U N T R Y E S TAT E S Office: 478.452.5180 | LANDMART.COM

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Greene County, Georgia $3,426,498

PROPERTY ID: 6827670

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Baldwin County, Georgia $2,945,120

PROPERTY ID: 6408751

• 901 Total Acres Managed for 30 Years • Abundant Timber, Water and Wildlife • Legacy Property in a Thriving Part of Georgia’s Lake Country

• Very Unique, Undeveloped Property • Beautiful Undisturbed Timber

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Marion County, Georgia $897,500

PROPERTY ID: 7217756

3.5-Bath Custom Home

83.56± Acres

Harris County, Georgia $870,000

PROPERTY ID: 7213538

• Gorgeous Pine Mountain View • Beautiful 10+ Acre Lake

• Beautiful 3-Bedroom, 2-Bath Rustic

• Multiple Creeks, Potential Pond Sites

• 2-Acre Fishing Pond

• Mature Hardwoods Abound

Log Cabin (Cabin Sold Furnished)

• Mature Oaks and Pines

• Lake and Pond Stocked with Fish

• Renowned Area for Trophy Bucks

• 1,116-Square-Foot Cabin by the Lake

• Bass Managed and Monster Bream

• Rolling Meadows and Wooded Terrain

• Covered Porch, Gorgeous Views!

• Secluded 5,371-Square-Foot William

• Only 10 Minutes from Historic

• Large Covered Dock with 2 Boat Slips

• Enjoy Perpetual Privacy as 75% of the • In One Family for Many Years Property Line Fronts National Forest • Fish on the 7-Acre Stocked Lake • 9,000 Feet of Town Creek Frontage

• 20± Year-Old Thinned Pines

• Large Master Bedroom and Bathroom

• Deer, Turkey, Duck, Quail and Hogs

• 2.6 Miles Paved Road Frontage

• Natural Hardwood Timber

• Perfect for Entertaining and Privacy

• 4 Interior Creek Drains

• Excellent Hunting Opportunity

• Hunt and Fish All Day!

• Established Nature Trails

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403± Acres $1,925,000 Wayne County, Illinois Property ID: 7300498

This property is truly a one-of-a-kind recreational paradise with an unbelievable hunting record— If there is a season to hunt it in Illinois, then you will find it here. The owner of this amazing property has spent years developing the property into a turnkey outdoorsman’s farm. The farm is improved with a one-and-a-half-story, custom-constructed, mortis and tenon, cabin-style home. For the deer and turkey hunters, the natural geography of this property along with improvements made by the owner have created an ideal habitat for wildlife. The property consists of 403 adjoining acres which have been tirelessly manicured for the true hunter. The location of this property makes it an ideally situated large hunting tract in that it is accessed at the end of a dead-end, county-maintained road from both its eastern and western borders.

Justin Carson • CarsonAuctionandRealty.com Carson Auction & Realty Co. • 618-662-4911 • CarsonAuctionandRealty@yahoo.com

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THE DOUBLE D RANCH 1,835± ACRES • TAOS COUNTY, NEW MEXICO • $5,000,000 Got dreams of living the Western Way of Life? It’s never too late! Invest in the Double D Ranch now, and live in the heart of the Old Taos Valley. Visualize this awe-inspiring 1,835acre stretch of history as your own private pleasure ranch, horse farm, hideaway, nature preserve, hunting lodge, perfect guest ranch or Western bed and breakfast. Includes an eight-stall, custom, monitor-style barn with office, tack room, electricity and hot and cold water as well as three round pens, a roping arena with alley and a holding pen. The main home is a 5,700± square-foot custom adobe-frame owner’s residence (four-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath) located at the pinnacle of the property. 360-degree views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range enhance this manicured oasis. Make it your sanctuary, your family refuge or your personal Taos entertainment spot introduced by a fruit orchard, a large duck and koi pond and xeriscaped grounds with seasonal plants. Entering the estate-style natural stone vestibule, the main salon features 16–22-foot ceilings. There is a massive buttressed kiva, plastered by Taos Pueblo Artisans with traditional sacred mud from the Taos Pueblo. Additional residences include a 2,744-square-foot, five-bedroom, three-bath plastered modular bed and breakfast; an 1,800-square-foot, two bedroom, two-bath manager’s house; and the original log cabin which is 1,159 square feet with two bedrooms and one-and-a-half baths. The property also features a 4,000-square-foot workshop and equipment garage, cross-fenced pastures, elk and antelope permits, two wells and water rights. Six miles from the Taos Airport. For futures, this property is sub-dividable. Property ID: 7176645

DEBORAH COX • KELLER WILLIAMS SANTA FE (505) 983-5151(O) • (805) 801-9875(C) • DLCBIGHAT@GMAIL.COM • KWSANTAFENM.COM

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60± Acres Garfield County, Oklahoma

55± Acres Garfield County, Oklahoma

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to purchase some of the best hunting land that northwest Oklahoma has to offer.

Custom-Built Home • 60± Acres • Arena Horse Barn • Equestrian • Rural Water Creek • Fairmont Oklahoma

Building sites located just minutes west of Enid. Tract sizes ranging from 10–55 acres. Some tracts include large ponds.

PRICE : $3,376,000

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PRICE : $205,000

PROPERT Y ID : 6467780

PROPERT Y ID : 7268997

PROPERT Y ID : 6467781

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LippardAuctions.com (580) 237-7174 2609 North Van Buren, Enid, Oklahoma 73703

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SANTA CL AR A LODGE & W O O D L ANDS

5 0 3 ± A C R E S | $ 6 9 5 , 9 0 0 | F R A N K L I N C O U N T Y, N E W YO R K Located in Upstate New York’s Adirondack Mountains, this customcrafted, log lodge features a huge fireplace, cathedral ceilings and stunning views of Twin Mountain. Hand-hewn birch stairs and railings lead to second floor bedrooms and a half bath. The lodge is heated by wood stove, and off-grid power is delivered by generator with a drilled well, on-site septic and satellite TV and cell service. A storage building, vintage trapper’s cabin and garage with finished loft are also included. The land is a sportsman’s dream with food plots, miles of ATV, snowmobile and hiking trails, and it adjoins state forest, adding thousands of miles of hunting and recreational land. The property offers significant timber resources for harvest. Jennings Brook, home to several native trout species, winds its way through the heart of the property, and hunting is diverse with white-tailed deer, turkey, black bear, ruffed grouse, woodcock and ducks. Property ID: 6489835


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120± Acres in Adair County, Oklahoma $1,100,000

28± Acres in Polk County, Arkansas $479,000

Spacious 4,968-square-foot, two-story home, four beds and four full baths. Hickory and oak wood flooring throughout the home. 17’x33’ in-ground pool, large cement deck surrounding with a rock fire pit and lounge area that invites you to relax after a warm summer day on the farm. 50’x70’ shop with water, electric and cedar interior. Good pastures in native grasses, good wire fencing (perimeter and cross), ponds, corral system and hay barn. Property ID: 6969199

Farm-to-table, AirBnB—both can be found here! Currently family owned and operated, is now ready for a new owner. Rural Americana on 25 tillable acres of berries, fruits and vegetables, a pumpkin patch, corn maze, 2,800-squarefoot rustic farmhouse with a commercial kitchen, a furnished 1,200-square-foot vacation rental, historic cabin, farm animals, gift shop and so much more. Call/ email for your info sheet and tour! Property ID: 6952235

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BUCK RANCH AT HALL

AK TROUT COMPANY

BLACKTAIL SPRINGS

1,100± ACRES IN GRANITE COUNTY MONTANA

20± ACRES IN SILVER BOW COUNTY MONTANA

126± ACRES IN BEAVERHEAD COUNTY MONTANA

The Buck Ranch at Hall has been in the same family for 40 years as part of a family operation located in one of the most productive and scenic areas of Montana. The location has the advantage of good precipitation without the more severe climate of ranches in higher elevations. Currently has 350 acres of hay production and another 200± acres that is sub-irrigated. Exceptional water rights.

Handcrafted home constructed of stone and wood beams on 20 acres on the famed Big Hole River! Property sports a custom twobedroom, two-bathroom home with a guest cabin. Detached garage with an additional guest quarters and fly fishing room, not to mention a pole barn for all of your toys needed to enjoy Southwest Montana. This is a must-see property!

Productive bottom ground irrigated by both flood and wheel line with Blacktail Creek meandering through for three-quarters± of a mile. A recreational paradise covered with whitetail deer and waterfowl. The spring=fed creek provides some of the best flows and fishing around. Possibilities are endless from hobby farm to top tier equestrian property, future development or conservation easement.

Property ID: 7244680 • $3,999,500

Property ID: 7010859 • $1,790,000

Property ID: 6971670 • $1,290,000

CHANCE BERNALL, BROKER | (406) 683-2234 | INFO@BEAVERHEADHOMEANDRANCH.COM


Crane River Ranch Along the banks of the Platte River, this property is a sportsman's paradise, being home to numerous wildlife and offering tremendous opportunity to hunt waterfowl, upland game and deer. This ranch consists of sub-irrigated pasture, hayable meadow, gravity irrigated cropland and river accretion. Featuring a modern 2,083-square-foot home, this private yet centrally located property offers a total of 374 acres. Additional amenities include a Morton barn, stocked fishing pond and shooting range. Plenty of outdoor space for Summer entertaining and Fall and Winter hunting with spectacular views of nature and agriculture.

374± ACRES IN BUFFALO COUNTY, NEBRASKA – $1,535,000

We are offering a rare opportunity to purchase a property that offers country living, hunting amenities and livestock, hay and crop production income! For additional information, view a detailed brochure on our website, www.AgriAffiliates.com, or to set up an appointment to view the property, contact Bart Woodward in our Kearney office at (308) 234-4969.

Property ID: 5573850

AGRIAFFILIATES.COM Agri Affiliates, Inc. Kearney

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North Carolina Mountains

Hidden Falls Meadow of Pisgah National Forest

Secluded Mountain Cabin with Pond and Creek

Unrestricted wonderland bordering national forest with the perfect blend of water, open space, woodlands, waterfalls, views and privacy for your luxury mountain estate or nature-focused recreation.

Creekside mountain cabin in the valley of a private woodland with several barns/outbuildings, a fishing pond and a welcoming meadow. Near Asheville and Black Mountain.

$1,640,000 | 126.94 ACRES | PROPERTY ID: 7234822 TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

$584,900 | 103.± ACRES | PROPERTY ID: 7066500 BUNCOMBE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

Pat Snyder, Managing Broker PSnyder @ NationalLand.com

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T WO WAT E R F R O N T AC R E AG E T RAC T S Pamlico C ounty, North Carolina Bay River Tract Frontage Both offerings are wooded with paved road frontage. Both have deep water frontage and convenient access to Intracoastal Waterway and Pamlico Sound.

BAY RIV E R T RACT, VANDE ME RE , NC | 408 . 6± AC RES | $2,8 00,000 B R OA D C R E E K T RACT, O RIE NTAL , NC | 212± AC RES | $1,600,000

REALTY SERVICES OF EASTERN CAROLINA, INC.

CHUCK MOODY, BROKER chuck.moody@realtyservicesec.com office: 252.633.6484 ext. 225 | cell: 252.514.7641


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